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In the presented case, the management of Clayton County terminated Bostock’s employment as a child welfare services coordinator because of his sexual orientation. Clayton County criticized his involvement with a gay recreational softball league group and his sexual orientation. Upon the termination of employment, Bostock filed a case at the lower court. According to Bostock v. Clayton County (2020), the lower court dismissed the case based on a previous ruling by the Eleventh Circuit, citing that Title VII did not protect employees from employment discrimination due to their sexual orientation. In a petition filed with the Supreme Court, this became a landmark case, considering that the judge ruled discrimination of employees because of their sexual orientation contravenes Title VII.