People who are gay, lesbian or bisexual are protected from discrimination by law. The Sex Discrimination Act makes it unlawful to treat a person less favourably than another person in a similar situation because of their sexual orientation. There are some limited exemptions. Example: It may be discrimination for an employer not to promote an employee to a more senior role because he is gay.
WORKPLACE EXPERIENCES OF AUSTRALIAN LESBIAN AND GAY TEACHERS: FINDINGS FROM A NATIONAL SURVEY1 Tania Ferfolja, Western Sydney University, and Efty Stavrou, Independent scholar Historically, lesbian and gay teachers working in schools have experienced silencing, invisibility, and discrimination. This paper reports on research that.
May 23, 2017 · 64% of gay and transgender Americans cite discrimination as a major problem in our country. One of the big topics that is up for debate right now is the “wage gap.” This is often applied when looking at women vs. men in salaries or minorities vs. whites, but the biggest gaps are being seen in the LGBT vs. straight male community.
Jul 29, 2017 · Indeed, the exceptions contained in the NSW Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 go even further, allowing discrimination against lesbian, gay and transgender students by all private schools and colleges, even where those institutions are not religious. Only two Australian LGBTI anti-discrimination laws fully protects lesbian, gay.
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