DENTON (UNT), Texas — The University of North Texas has several subject matter experts who can offer opinions and answer questions about the Supreme Court decision that the Civil Rights Act of 1964, applies to discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, protecting gay and transgender workers.
Kimi King (@kimilynnking) is an expert in American politics, civil rights and liberties, conflict resolution, judicial decision making, legislative control of the bureaucracy and administrative agency decision making.
Wesley Phelps is an assistant professor of history and author of “The Politics of Queer Disidentification and the Limits of Neoliberalism in the Struggle for Gay and Lesbian Equality in Houston,” in the Journal of Southern History. He is currently writing a book on the legal history of sodomy laws in Texas and regularly teaches courses on LGBTQ history.
Wendy Watson, who has a Juris Doctorate, masters of public policy and Ph.D. in political science, teaches courses on courts, law and American politics as UNT’s pre-law advisor.