The LGBT community entered the American stage most prominently after the Stonewall Riots as they fought openly for the right to live, marry, and have a job. Although they achieved that long sought after goal, those victories are now being washed away from the slate of history. The Justice Department has issued two new memos, one declaring that firing transgender people due to their gender identity is legal and the other decreeing that sexual orientation is a fireable offense as well. Their reasons are that the sex discrimination bills do not cover such denominations, and that they have been misinterpreted for political reasons by the democrats.
There are two points in this to be addressed. One is that the statute does, in fact, cover the LGBT community, as was ruled by the Supreme Court. As Chad Readler put it, “"The essential element of sex discrimination under Title VII [of the 1964 Civil Rights Act] is that employees of one sex must be treated worse than similar situated emplo