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Transgender The new rule—set to go into effect in mid-August—alters the definition of sex discrimination laid out in the Affordable Care Act to exclude transgender people, among other changes. (Photo: Shutterstock)

A coalition of LGBTQ groups and health care providers are suing the Trump administration over its rollback of health care protections for LGBTQ people, alleging the move conflicts with the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent ruling blocking discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation in the workplace.

The complaint was filed Monday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia by attorneys with Steptoe & Johnson and the Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund and appears to be the first lawsuit lodged over the rule change after it was announced earlier this month.

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