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US Supreme Court endorses gay, transgender worker protections



The agitation for equal rights by the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community has been on a long in the world with America as it’s epicenter.

The outcome is expected to make a big difference for the estimated 8.1 million LGBT workers across in America.

As reported by Aljazeera, the Supreme Court ruled on Monday that a landmark civil rights law protects LGBT people from discrimination in employment.

The court decided by a 6-3 vote that a key provision of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 known as Title VII that bars job discrimination because of sex, among other reasons, encompasses bias against LGBT workers.

The Supreme court ruling is seen as a breakthrough for the LGBT community in a conservative court