The Wigs

Bostock v Clayton County and A Tribute To William Ah Ket

July 26, 2020 Minnimal Productions Season 2 Episode 3
The Wigs
Bostock v Clayton County and A Tribute To William Ah Ket
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The Wigs
Bostock v Clayton County and A Tribute To William Ah Ket
Jul 26, 2020 Season 2 Episode 3
Minnimal Productions

The Wigs discuss the recent US Supreme Court case of Bostock v Clayton County where a US man was fired for "conduct unbecoming a county employee". Why? He joined a gay softball team. He took the county on and ended up transforming US discrimination law. To add some Australian context the Wigs also interview Assoc Professor Wayne Morgan who talks about his decades of legal activism. Lastly, we profile William Ah Ket, a fascinating figure in Australian legal history.

Show Notes

The Wigs discuss the recent US Supreme Court case of Bostock v Clayton County where a US man was fired for "conduct unbecoming a county employee". Why? He joined a gay softball team. He took the county on and ended up transforming US discrimination law. To add some Australian context the Wigs also interview Assoc Professor Wayne Morgan who talks about his decades of legal activism. Lastly, we profile William Ah Ket, a fascinating figure in Australian legal history.