An opinion column co-authored by Lee Badgett says it’s unlikely the current U.S. Congress will pass a law protecting LGBT people from sex discrimination when they marry or reveal their sexual orientation, so any such protection will have to come from the U.S. Supreme Court.

An opinion column co-authored by Lee Badgett and Steven Boutcher, executive director of the Center for Employment Equity and senior research fellow at the Institute for Social Science Research, says it’s unlikely the current U.S. Congress will pass a law protecting LGBT people from sex discrimination when they marry or reveal their sexual orientation, so any such protection will have to come from the U.S. Supreme Court. (Houston Chronicle, 8/16/18)