V. Discrimination and Bigotry various LGBT students, instructors, and staff face overt discrimination and acts of bigotry due to their intimate orientation or sex identification.
In 12 states and also the District of Columbia, state legislation forbids discrimination based on intimate gender and orientation identification in schools, as well as in Wisconsin, state legislation prohibits discrimination on such basis as intimate orientation yet not gender identification. 231 a bigger wide range of US states—20 while the District of Columbia—have laws and regulations prohibiting discrimination based on intimate orientation and sex identification in employment. 232 Of the five states analyzed in this report, only Utah has statutory work defenses addressing both intimate orientation and sex identification. 233 The remaining 30 states have actually partial defenses, executive requests, or no statewide defenses after all. (more…)