Homophobic Harrassment in the Workplace

Do I have to put up with homophobic harassment?

    No- whether you identify as gay or not.  Connecticut state law expressly forbids discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, and a federal court in Iowa recently held that anti-gay harassment could violate Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as well.  In this case, the court held that anti-gay graffiti on the plaintiff’s car, being asked whether he had AIDS, and offensive touching could, if proved, violate federal law.


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