Sexual Orientation Discrimination Lawyer
We Fight Sexual Orientation Discrimination
NYC & NJ Sexual Orientation Discrimination Attorney
Discrimination against an employee for his or her sexual preference is illegal whether it is heterosexuality, homosexuality, or bi-sexuality. An employer may not discriminate against an employee based on his or her gender identity, including transgender, transsexual, or transvestite employees.
Defending Your Rights Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination
We stand firmly on the principles of justice, equality, and the protection of individual rights. Our dedicated team is committed to advocating for those who have faced discrimination based on sexual orientation. In a world that is meant to embrace diversity, we understand the unfortunate reality that discrimination still persists, particularly in the form of sexual orientation bias.
Understanding Sexual Orientation Discrimination
Sexual orientation discrimination occurs when individuals are treated unfairly or differently due to their actual or perceived sexual orientation. This type of discrimination can manifest in various aspects of life, including employment, housing, education, and public services. We recognize the profound impact such discrimination can have on a person’s well-being and are here to ensure that your rights are protected.
Legal Protections Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination
While society has made significant strides in recognizing and respecting the rights of individuals regardless of sexual orientation, challenges persist. Fortunately, legal protections exist to safeguard individuals from discrimination based on sexual orientation. Our legal team is well-versed in the applicable federal, state, and local laws that prohibit such discriminatory practices.
Our legal expertise encompasses a wide range of areas affected by sexual orientation discrimination, including:
Employment Discrimination – if you have experienced discrimination in the workplace based on your sexual orientation, we will advocate for your rights and work towards a fair resolution.
Housing Discrimination – discrimination in housing can be emotionally and financially distressing. Our lawyers will fight to ensure you are treated fairly and have access to the housing you deserve.
Education Discrimination: – no one should face discrimination in educational settings. We are here to advocate for students who have been treated unfairly due to their sexual orientation.
Public Services Discrimination – discrimination in public services can be particularly damaging. Our legal team is dedicated to holding accountable those who engage in such discriminatory practices.
We can help you with:
- Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) Discrimination
- SOGI Discrimination & Employment Policies / Practices
- SOGI Discrimination & Harassment
- SOGI Discrimination & Retaliation
- SOGI Discrimination & Work Situations
If you believe you have been a victim of sexual orientation discrimination, don’t hesitate to reach out to us for help. Our team is ready to listen, support, and fight for your rights. Together, we can work towards a more inclusive and just society. Contact us today for a confidential consultation and take the first step towards justice.