Celebs React to the HISTORIC Supreme Court Ruling for LGBTQ Rights

The internet soon exploded to this landmark ruling.

Recently, in a 6-3 decision, the Supreme Court ruled that the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects LGBTQ employees from discrimination at work.  From now on, it is a violation against the federal law to fire an employee due to their sexual orientation. This final decision was written by Justice Neil Gorsuch,  Trump’s first Supreme Court nominee.

Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch
Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch

The internet soon exploded on this landmark ruling and many celebrities gave their opinions on this issue. Here we’ve listed out 8 celebrities’ comments.

1. Taylor Swift

The “Love Story” “Blank Space” singer Taylor Swift commended a “YES!!” to the court’s ruling, expressing her appreciation towards the Supreme Court Justices and the advocates who fought for this.

 

2.  Jeffree Star

The founder of Jeffree Star cosmetics tweeted  the news, saying “FINALLY! So long overdue. ”

 

3. Selena Gomez

Selena Gomez simply retweeted the New York Times’ article, referring it as “great news.”

 

4. Karlie Kloss

The American super model Karlie Kloss shared the news with her followers on Twitter. She ended her post with assortments of rainbow color hearts, showing support towards the decision.

 

 

5. Mandy Moore

The actress and singer Mandy Moore referred to the Court’s ruling as ” incredible” and as a bright spot in these dark times.

 

6. George Takei

The activist and actor of Hikaru Sulu from Star Trek joined the crowd to celebrate the court’s decision on this “happy day”. He wrote “today we mark another milestone in our struggle for equality with a victory in the Supreme Court, extending Title VII nondiscrimination protections to LGBTQs.”

 

7. Lynda Carter 

The wonder woman Lynda Carter called this Supreme Court decision “a victory.”  She tweeted “a victory for LGBTQ rights is a victory for us all. Happy Pride,” featuring a picture of her waving the rainbow flag with a big smile on her face.

 

8. Ellen DeGeneres

The famous television host retweeted the news, calling it “historic.” This one word captures the essence of this Supreme Court decision, a step forward in history.

What do you think of the Supreme Court’s decision? Comment down below.

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