Gender Identity or Expression

A newly filed EEOC charge alleges that The Holy Family Catholic Community in Inverness, Ill fired its 17-year music director when the director announced on Facebook that he had just
Continue Reading Church Music Director Alleges Firing Because Of Engagement To Male Partner: Does The “Ministerial Exception” Apply?

A new YouGov/Huffington Post survey on employment discrimination against homosexuals has some interesting statistics.  The most startling is that by a 62% to 14% margin, the American public believes that
Continue Reading Vast Majority Of Americans Think Employment Discrimination Against Gays and Lesbians Is Currently Illegal

Although Title VII does not prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of sexual identity or orientation, nonetheless same sex discrimination and/or sexual harassment is.  (While Title VII affords no protection
Continue Reading Same Sex Sexual Harassment Prohihited By Title VII, Even Though Sexual Orientation Is Not A Protected Class


GRAND FORKS, North Dakota — even Grand Forks! – is considering a bill to ban employment discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.  If it passes, Grand Forks would

Continue Reading Grand Forks May Pass Law Banning Discrimination Based Upon Sexual Orientation Or Gender Identity