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Extra Protection: A U.S. Appeals Court Says the 1964 Civil Rights Law Shields LGBT Workers From Bias

(Reuters)—A U.S. appeals court, for the first time ever, ruled earlier this week that federal civil rights law protects lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees from discrimination in the workplace. The ruling from the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago represents a major legal victory for the gay rights movement. In its 8-3 […]