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Debate Continues on Whether Title VII Prohibits Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation

April 4, 2017

By: J. Steven Massoni

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The federal courts continue to wrestle with whether sexual orientation is protected by Title VII – the law that prohibits discrimination based on sex. Although most circuit courts of appeal (including the 10th Circuit that covers Kansas) hold that Title VII does not cover sexual orientation, recent court decisions have brought the debate to the forefront.

We told you in a post last August that the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals had rejected the EEOC's position that discrimination based on sexual...READ MORE.

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