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Protests as Supreme Court mulls LGBTQ employment rights

LGBTQ activists and supporters hold a rally outside the U.S. Supreme Court as it hears arguments in a major LGBT rights case on whether a federal anti-discrimination law that prohibits workplace discrimination on the basis of sex covers gay and transgender employees in Washington, October 8, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

LGBTQ activists and supporters hold a rally outside the U.S. Supreme Court as it hears arguments in a major LGBT rights case on whether a federal anti-discrimination law that prohibits workplace discrimination on the basis of sex covers gay and...more

LGBTQ activists and supporters hold a rally outside the U.S. Supreme Court as it hears arguments in a major LGBT rights case on whether a federal anti-discrimination law that prohibits workplace discrimination on the basis of sex covers gay and transgender employees in Washington, October 8, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Donna Stephens helps her wife Aimee Stephens, the lead plaintiff in the transgender rights case "R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes Inc. v. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission" as she pushes Stephens out of the court in her wheelchair in Washington, October 8, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Donna Stephens helps her wife Aimee Stephens, the lead plaintiff in the transgender rights case "R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes Inc. v. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission" as she pushes Stephens out of the court in her wheelchair in...more

Donna Stephens helps her wife Aimee Stephens, the lead plaintiff in the transgender rights case "R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes Inc. v. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission" as she pushes Stephens out of the court in her wheelchair in Washington, October 8, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Actress and transgender rights advocate Laverne Cox exits the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, October 8, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Actress and transgender rights advocate Laverne Cox exits the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, October 8, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Actress and transgender rights advocate Laverne Cox exits the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, October 8, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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LGBTQ activists and supporters block the street outside the Supreme Court, October 8, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

LGBTQ activists and supporters block the street outside the Supreme Court, October 8, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

LGBTQ activists and supporters block the street outside the Supreme Court, October 8, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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LGBTQ activists and supporters dance as they wait to be detained by police for blocking the street outside the Supreme Court, October 8, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

LGBTQ activists and supporters dance as they wait to be detained by police for blocking the street outside the Supreme Court, October 8, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

LGBTQ activists and supporters dance as they wait to be detained by police for blocking the street outside the Supreme Court, October 8, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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LGBTQ activists and supporters hold a rally outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, October 8, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

LGBTQ activists and supporters hold a rally outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, October 8, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

LGBTQ activists and supporters hold a rally outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, October 8, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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LGBTQ activists and supporters are detained by police for blocking the street outside the Supreme Court, October 8, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

LGBTQ activists and supporters are detained by police for blocking the street outside the Supreme Court, October 8, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

LGBTQ activists and supporters are detained by police for blocking the street outside the Supreme Court, October 8, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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United States Capitol Police line up along the perimeter while LGBTQ activists and supporters hold a rally on the steps of the Supreme Court in Washington, October 8, 2019. REUTERS/Mary F. Calvert

United States Capitol Police line up along the perimeter while LGBTQ activists and supporters hold a rally on the steps of the Supreme Court in Washington, October 8, 2019. REUTERS/Mary F. Calvert

United States Capitol Police line up along the perimeter while LGBTQ activists and supporters hold a rally on the steps of the Supreme Court in Washington, October 8, 2019. REUTERS/Mary F. Calvert
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LGBTQ activists and supporters hold a rally outside the Supreme Court in Washington, October 8, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

LGBTQ activists and supporters hold a rally outside the Supreme Court in Washington, October 8, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

LGBTQ activists and supporters hold a rally outside the Supreme Court in Washington, October 8, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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LGBTQ activists and supporters hold a rally on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, October 8, 2019. REUTERS/Mary F. Calvert

LGBTQ activists and supporters hold a rally on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, October 8, 2019. REUTERS/Mary F. Calvert

LGBTQ activists and supporters hold a rally on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, October 8, 2019. REUTERS/Mary F. Calvert
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LGBTQ activists and supporters hold a rally outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, October 8, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

LGBTQ activists and supporters hold a rally outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, October 8, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

LGBTQ activists and supporters hold a rally outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, October 8, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Rebecca Oss talks to counter-protester Ila Spenst, in front of the Supreme Court in Washington, October 8, 2019. REUTERS/Mary F. Calvert

Rebecca Oss talks to counter-protester Ila Spenst, in front of the Supreme Court in Washington, October 8, 2019. REUTERS/Mary F. Calvert

Rebecca Oss talks to counter-protester Ila Spenst, in front of the Supreme Court in Washington, October 8, 2019. REUTERS/Mary F. Calvert
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LGBTQ activists and supporters hold a rally outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, October 8, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

LGBTQ activists and supporters hold a rally outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, October 8, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

LGBTQ activists and supporters hold a rally outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, October 8, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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LGBTQ activists and supporters hold a rally outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, October 8, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

LGBTQ activists and supporters hold a rally outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, October 8, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

LGBTQ activists and supporters hold a rally outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, October 8, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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LGBTQ activists and supporters hold a rally outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, October 8, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

LGBTQ activists and supporters hold a rally outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, October 8, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

LGBTQ activists and supporters hold a rally outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, October 8, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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LGBTQ activists and supporters hold a rally near the steps of the Supreme Court in Washington, October 8, 2019. REUTERS/Mary F. Calvert

LGBTQ activists and supporters hold a rally near the steps of the Supreme Court in Washington, October 8, 2019. REUTERS/Mary F. Calvert

LGBTQ activists and supporters hold a rally near the steps of the Supreme Court in Washington, October 8, 2019. REUTERS/Mary F. Calvert
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