Laverne Cox Raises Awareness About LGBTQ Supreme Court Case With Rainbow-Colored Purse

Variety | 9/22/2019 | BreAnna Bell
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“Orange is the New Black” actress Laverne Cox strutted down the purple carpet at the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards flaunting a small, rainbow-colored purse with the words “Oct. 8, Title VII Supreme Court” across the front.

“Oct. 8 there’s an incredibly important case going to the Supreme Court involving Title VII,” she told Variety as she brought out her date for the night — ACLU staff attorney Chase Strangio.

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“They’re being asked to make it legal to fire someone just because of who they are and because someone is LGBTQ,” Strangio said.

Brought about by the cases of Donald Zarda and Gerald Bostock who were both allegedly fired from their jobs for being gay, Title VII of the Civil rights Act of 1964 makes discrimination “based on...
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