It has not been a good week for supporters of North Carolina’s antigay Amendment One. Early voting has begun on the measure, which would change the state constitution to ban any legal relationship recognition except different-sex marriage.
Lambda Legal fought the Boy Scouts’ discriminatory practices all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court. Although our landmark case did not succeed in changing the Scouts’ policies, it advanced the discussion about the needs of gay youth.
The decision is a big victory for the Transgender Law Center, and builds on the momentum of our federal appeals court victory on behalf of Vandy Beth Glenn, who was fired after announcing her gender transition.