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‘We’re allowed to have jobs’: Iconic New York bar celebrates ruling

NEW YORK: A diverse crowd of New Yorkers wearing masks and waving the rainbow pride flag gathered on Monday at the Stonewall Inn, an iconic gay bar in Manhattan, to celebrate the Supreme Court’s ruling making it illegal for employers to fire workers because they are transgender.

“Our Supreme Court did something!” said Marti Cummings, a prominent nonbinary New York drag queen.

“It was a 6-3 ruling that said we are allowed to have jobs. That we are allowed to go to work and be ourselves, that we can show up at work and say that I am a gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, gender nonconforming, nonbinary, genderqueer, two-spirit person.”