Lesbian/Gay Law Notes – 2015 – Issue 05 – May

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Florida Courts Can Grant Divorces to Married Same-Sex Couples

The Florida 2nd District Court of Appeal ruled on April 24 in Brandon-Thomas v. Brandon-Thomas, 2015 Fla. App. LEXIS 6051, 2015 WL 1874457, that a same-sex couple that married in Massachusetts but resides in Florida could seek a divorce in a Florida court. The...

EEOC Rules on Transgender Employee Restroom Rights

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency charged with enforcement of federal bans on sex discrimination in employment, has ruled that a transgender woman employed in a civilian position by the U.S. Department of the Army is entitled to use...