The Hill reports:
The Department of Justice (DOJ) has told federal agencies that gay and transgender students are protected from discrimination under civil rights laws, reversing Trump administration guidance that limited the impact of a landmark Supreme Court decision last year extending employment discrimination protections to LGBT workers.
In an memo to federal agencies, Pamela Karlan, the head of the DOJ’s civil rights division, said that based on the Supreme Court’s decision in Bostock v. Clayton County, the 1972 education civil rights law known as Title IX should be read as covering gay and transgender students.
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1. Pam Karlan argues in Bostock that sex discrimination includes anti-LGBTQ discrimination.
2. Karlan wins Bostock.
3. Karlan is appointed to the Justice Department.
4. Karlan authors DOJ memo holding Title IX’s bar on sex discrimination includes anti-LGBTQ discrimination.
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