Danielle Weatherby and Robert Schapiro do not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organisation that would benefit from this article, and have disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment. Republish our articles for free, online or in print, under Creative Commons licence. The majority opinion in Obergefell v Hodges echoes the broad-sweeping fundamental rights language used before in the majority opinion in US v Windsor. Ultimately, the decision upheld the dignity attached to personal choices about marriage and the right to autonomy to make choices about whom to marry.
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Most countries that have enabled same-sex marriage had a ban on workplace discrimination against gay people first. Yet in the US, even though the US Supreme Court ruled in that gay people can get married, it has yet to rule that they cannot be fired for their sexual orientation. It has not, in fact, been settled, as the more recent court rulings show. So why is discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation, which many Western countries outlawed years ago, still up for debate in the US? One reason is that, remarkably, the question has never yet been put to the Supreme Court.
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These include the economic impacts of legalizing marriage for same-sex couples, the legal rights of LGBT individuals, workplace discrimination and employment protections, LGBT families, adoption and health care. Badgett is a Williams Distinguished Scholar at the Williams Institute and an expert on family policy issues and labor market discrimination based on sexual orientation, race and gender. Badgett has written a book examining the U. Herman is public policy scholar at the Williams Institute, is an expert on anti-discrimination protections in public facilities for transgender and gender non-conforming people. Gartrell is a visiting distinguished scholar at the Williams Institute, is an expert on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender families.