The challenge of precision: As descriptors evolve, the press must be clear

“The U.S. Supreme Court this week (June 17, 2020) ruled that the Civil Rights act of 1964 prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, which the majority said were inherently included under the law’s protection of discrimination based on sex. It was celebrated as a landmark decision, and somewhat surprising victory for gay rights, especially in more than half the states of the U.S., where it was legal for employers to fire someone for being gay, bisexual or transgender,” writes Patrick Garvin for Nieman Storyboard.