February 12, 2018

Midyear Meeting 2018: ABA supports Title VII protection for transgender people

The ABA policy-making body adopts Resolution 116A, which supports an interpretation of a provision of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 that prohibits sex discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. The resolution passed on Feb. 5 during the 2018 Midyear Meeting session in Vancouver.

The resolution was sponsored by the ABA Section of Civil Rights and Social Justice and the ABA Commission on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity.