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PFLAG Cleveland's 2020 scholarship winner, Dan Eggers, is shown at left. His story and stories about other LGBTQ+ youth and the issues they face during the pandemic are featured in Freshwater Cleveland. Read the story: https://www.freshwatercleveland.com/features/LGBTQPandemic111120.aspx

#DecisionDay: A Win for LGBTQ+ People at the Supreme Court

PFLAG chapters across the country are celebrating. On June 15, 2020, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) released its rulings on three cases that affect whether a lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer (LGBTQ+) person can be fired for whom they love or for being who they are. The decisions affect the extent that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects LGBTQ+ people.

PFLAG families across the country are celebrating and breathing a little easier, knowing that our LGBTQ+ loved ones are protected from employment discrimination.

Tom Falcone, PFLAG Cleveland president, sees the ruling as a victory that will help the LGBTQ+ community. Read more

In a 6-3 vote, Supreme Court members affirmed that Title VII prohibits employers from discriminating against LGBTQ people at work. Learn more.
Pictured are: Front row, left to right: Associate Justice Stephen G. Breyer, Associate Justice Clarence Thomas, Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr., Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Associate Justice Samuel A. Alito. Back row: Associate Justice Neil M. Gorsuch, Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor, Associate Justice Elena Kagan, Associate Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh. Credit: Fred Schilling, Collection of the Supreme Court of the United States