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Championing gay rights at the U.S. Supreme Court in 2013. Photo: Diego M. Radzinschi/ ALM

A health care specialist who has alleged his job offer was rescinded after his would-be employer learned he was gay should be allowed to bring a sexual orientation discrimination claim under federal civil rights laws, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission told an appeals court Wednesday.

Mike Scarcella

Mike Scarcella is a senior editor in Washington on ALM Media's regulatory desk. Contact him at mscarcella@alm.com. On Twitter: @MikeScarcella. Mike works on a slate of newsletters: Supreme Court Brief | Higher Law | Compliance Hot Spots | Labor of Law.

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