The Michigan Civil Rights Commission has taken significant action to clarify that its state statute prohibiting discrimination in employment on the basis of sex (among other characteristics) extends to prohibit
Continue Reading Michigan Commission: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Discrimination in Employment Prohibited

Title VIIAs my colleague Christina Stoneburner posted yesterday and today, North Carolina recently enacted the Public Facilities Privacy & Security Act, which, among other similar state laws that continue cropping
Continue Reading Despite North Carolina And Georgia, Gender Identity And Sexual Orientation May Be Protected Under Federal Law

TransMayor Bill de Blasio and the New York City Council have made no secret of their desire to expand the reach and protections offered by the New York City Human
Continue Reading NYC Commission On Human Rights Issues Transgender Discrimination Guidance Just Before the New Year

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