Judging by the argument that one lawyer made to Justice Neil Gorsuch, Tuesday must have been an interesting day in the restrooms at the U.S. Supreme Court.
“There are transgender lawyers in this courtroom today,” attorney David Cole told Gorsuch.
“Of course, there are,” said Gorsuch.
Cole was in the court to represent a biological male who decided in 2013 that he “identified” as a female — and who then fought a family-owned Michigan-based funeral home all the way to the Supreme Court because it fired him as a funeral director when he indicated that he intended to start dressing as a female at work.
“As I was saying,” Cole said a few moments later, according to the transcript of the oral argument in the case, “there are transgender male lawyers in this courtroom following the male dress code and going to the men’s room and … the Court’s dress code and sex-segregated restrooms have not fallen.” …..