Tag Archives: sex discrimination

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Here Is Some Nice Time Title VII Gay Civil Rights Lawsplaining For You!

Though we are all about loving how much gay marrying has been going on across the country, sometimes that overshadows the fact that it still really really sucks in many states to be a gay person who would like to have a job without fuckery or the fear of being fired, or both. Law-wise, there’s very few ways to fight a termination unless your state has a cool-ass human rights law that guarantees the not-firing, and if you’re suing at the federal level, forget about it, because there’s not a federal law under which you can easily sue if your boss hates your gay gay gayness. Until now. It looks like some liberal activist judge has decided that a homosexxican guy whose boss hated how gay he was can sue under Title VII of the Federal Civil Rights Act, which is usually used to protect against sexual harassment and discrimination on the basis of sex. Confused? Let’s lawsplain! Read more on Here Is Some Nice Time Title VII Gay Civil Rights Lawsplaining For You!…
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Iowa Supreme Court Decides It’s OK To Fire ‘Irresistible’ Workers If You Really Really Want To Bone Them

We have a feeling that maybe this one is not going to hold up on appeal, just maybe, but who knows? The Iowa Supreme Court has decided that … you know, folks, really, maybe if you’re holding something that you might break your computer with, you should put it down … so they decided that it was somehow not sex discrimination when a dentist “fired an attractive female assistant he viewed as a threat to his marriage.” Excuse us, but we need a little more novocaine, please. Watch where you’re putting that needle, though. Read more on Iowa Supreme Court Decides It’s OK To Fire ‘Irresistible’ Workers If You Really Really Want To Bone Them…