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Gay Teacher Files Sex Discrimination Claim Against Georgia School

posted on July 9, 2014

At NPR, Adam Ragusea reports on Georgia music teacher Flint Dollar’s discrimination suit against the Catholic Mount de Sales Academy, from which he has been let go after announcing plans to marry his male partner. Since neither Georgia nor federal law explicitly prohibits job discrimination based on sexual orientation, Dollar plans to appeal to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, which outlaws discrimination based on sex. In Dollar’s case, according to lawyer Charles Cox, “You’re being fired because you’re not complying with traditional gender stereotypes, and that’s wrong, and we believe it’s unlawful.”

Read at NPR