Bloomberg Law
Oct. 3, 2019, 10:01 AM

‘Surreal’ Trip: Fired Child Advocate to LGBT Anti-Bias Beacon

Chris Marr
Chris Marr
Staff Correspondent

The road to a potentially landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision is rarely a short or smooth ride, and sometimes is traveled without fanfare. The case of Gerald Bostock, a Georgia man who says he was fired for being gay, is a case in point.

Bostock is asking the court to find that federal law bans workplace discrimination against gays and lesbians, the kind of bias that he says motivated his employer—the government of Clayton County, Ga.—to fire him more than six years ago.

His case is one of three LGBT workplace bias disputes under review at the U.S. Supreme Court ...

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