Published On: Fri, Sep 16th, 2022

Supreme Court Decision Means Religious School Must Recognize LGBTQ Rights Club—With a Major Catch

Rainbow pride flags fly outside the Stonewall Inn as crowds begin to gather to celebrate Pride Month on June 26, 2019 in New York City. Thousands of members of the LGBTQ community have been gathering outside of the historic gay bar in Greenwich Village to celebrate the 50th anniversary of riots at the inn, which many people consider the birth of the modern gay rights movement in America. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

In a 5–4 ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court said that Yeshiva University in New York must (for now) comply with a state court’s previous ruling that it should recognize a campus gay rights organization.

Back in 2019, the LGBTQ Pride Alliance group first strived to be recognized by the university, and then sued in April of 2021. They said, according to NBC News, “the school was required to grant its request because it is a place of public accommodation that is covered by the anti-discrimination law.”

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