Sexual orientation discrimination includes being treated differently or harassed because of your real or perceived sexual orientation -- whether gay, lesbian, bisexual, or heterosexual. This type of discrimination may be illegal in your workplace, depending on where you work.
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 is the primary federal law that prohibits discrimination in the workplace. Title VII bans discrimination based on race, color, national origin, sex, and religion; other federal laws prohibit discrimination based on disability, age, citizenship status, and genetic
On June 26, 2015, the United States Supreme Court issued a landmark decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, holding that states can no longer ban same-sex marriages. The Court’s decision will have wide-reaching impacts on many areas of law, including employment law. Now that same-sex marriages are legal
Have you been discriminated against at work because of your sexual orientation? If so, you may be wondering if there are laws that protect you from sexual orientation discrimination and whether you have any legal rights to challenge your employer. The short answer is that it depends on what state you
Question: I’m planning to transition to living as a female in several months. (My assigned gender at birth was male, and I’ve lived and worked as a man for many years, but have always identified internally as female.) I’m good friends with one of my coworkers, who knows of my plans. But what should