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‘Long time coming’: Supreme Court ruling strengthens protections for LGBTQ+ workers

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled last week that Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act now extends to sexual orientation and gender identity.

By Ashton Crawley, Senior Staff Writer

June 23, 2020

In a 6-3 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled last week that Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act — which protects workers from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex and national origin — now extends to sexual orientation and gender identity.

PQP offers community, safe space to LGBTQ+ staff

Michael Campbell is a workshop assistant in the Center for Creativity and chair of Pitt Queer Professionals.

By Neena Hagen, Senior Staff Writer

February 14, 2019

Pitt Queer Professionals secretary Anthony Verardi said the organization provides an important outlet for him and his peers to discuss issues plaguing the LGBTQ+ community on campus.

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