Dallas Sexual Orientation Discrimination Lawyers
Sadly, sexual orientation discrimination in the workplace
is not against the law in Texas. However, our Dallas sexual orientation discrimination lawyers can often use current law to find some protections for members of the LGBT community who have been subjected to sexual orientation discrimination
in the workplace. If your employer discriminates against you because of your sexual orientation, contact our Dallas sexual orientation discrimination lawyers today.
Prohibiting Sexual Orientation Discrimination
Even though there is no law that directly prohibits sexual orientation discrimination, current discrimination laws may offer some protection. For example, an employer cannot use gender-based stereotypes
to discriminate against employees. Under Title VII, it is unlawful for an employer to discriminate against a male employee for acting too feminine or a female employee of being too masculine.
Same-Sex Sexual Harassment in the WorkplaceSexual harassment
laws also protect employee from same-sex sexual harassment
. For example, an employe who is gay or lesbian is protected from sexual harassment from a supervisor of the same sex. Additionally, heterosexual employees are also protected from sexual harassment from gay or lesbian employees of the same sex. Contact out Dallas sexual orientation discrimination
and sexual harassment lawyers if you are the victim of same-sex sexual harassment in the workplace.