Aren GLBT people already protected from discrimination?
In 1993 Lafayette became the first Indiana municipality to include sexual orientation in its Human Rights Ordinance, followed in that same year by West Lafayette and Bloomington. In 2001, Governor O’Bannon signed a policy prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation in the state’s workforce, covering almost 35,000 employees. Two consecutive Governors have refused to revoke the executive order. 2002 saw Fort Wayne and Michigan City add sexual orientation to their cities’ Human Rights Ordinance. In 2006, the city of Indianapolis amended their Human Rights Ordinance to include sexual orientation and gender identity.
- Arent gay and lesbian people already protected from discrimination under the Constitution and through laws and court rulings?
- Are people in treatment for or in recovery from substance use disorders protected from job discrimination?
- Why are LEP individuals protected from national origin discrimination under Title VI?