Sharon McGowan joined the Appellate Section of the Civil Rights Division in February 2010. Previously, she was a Staff Attorney with the ACLU’s Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender & AIDS Project. Sharon was lead counsel in Schroer v. Billington (D.D.C.), which produced a landmark ruling that Title VII’s prohibition on sex discrimination also protects individuals who are undertaking / have undertaken a gender transition. She shared her experience and legal arguments in the case with the membership on Tuesday, April 13th in the Andretta Room at Main Justice.
Additionally, Sharon shared the following youtube link on the Schroer Case the ACLU put together: