publication . Article . 2013

Employment, Housing, and Public Accommodations Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in Missouri

Mallory, Christy; Hasenbush, Amira; Liebowitz, Sarah;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Nov 2013
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Country: Mexico
Abstract
The 160,000 LGBT adults in Missouri would benefit from an expanded state non-discrimination law that includes sexual orientation and gender identity. There is currently no Missouri law protecting LGBT people from discrimination in housing, employment, and public accommodations. A uniform state-wide law would maximize protection for Missouri’s LGBT population, and provide them the same recourse available to their non-LGBT counterparts. Media reports and lawsuits document that a number of Missourians have faced discrimination in housing, public accommodations, and the workplace because they are LGBT.  Complaints have been filed against hotels, landlords and retail...
Subjects
free text keywords: Law, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Missouri, workplace discrimination, state of Missouri, LGBT in Missouri, employment discrimination Missouri, housing and public accommodations
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