sexual discrimination

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n sexual discrimination discrimination (usually in employment) that excludes one sex (usually women) to the benefit of the other sex
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Usage

In literature:

This was not an attempt at sexual discrimination, but a logical facing of facts.
"Sense of Obligation" by Henry Maxwell Dempsey (AKA Harry Harrison)
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In news:

A former undersheriff with the Twin Falls Sheriff's Office is suing her old bosses, alleging she was the victim of vulgar, sexual comments and ongoing gender discrimination.
Settlement Involves Police Training Annually On Anti-Sexual Orientation Discrimination Ordinance.
Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation Unconstitutional.
Some Wofford College students want the Spartanburg school to add sexual orientation to its anti- discrimination policy.
The Truman State Board of Governors voted to add sexual orientation to their non- discrimination policy on Saturday.
Syracuse mortuary school president sued for sexual harassment , discrimination.
Voters in two Kansas communities have rejected proposals to protect people from discrimination based on sexual orientation.
The Memphis City Council's final vote on a city nondiscrimination ordinance is set for Tuesday, when a ban on discrimination because of sexual orientation and gender identity is expected to be added.
Even if discrimination based on sexual orientation were rare, there would be reason to outlaw it.
TRAVERSE CITY — Voters in Traverse City overwhelmingly supported an ordinance that prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation.
It was the first city to ban discrimination in housing and hiring based on sexual orientation.
The city council will reconsider its passage of controversial ordinances prohibiting housing and employment discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender.
A lesbian who was fired from her job at a western Maryland home for troubled girls claims she was a victim of sexual discrimination.
Gender Identity & Sexuality Discrimination in the Office.
Though Olivarius did not win the lawsuit, Alexander v Yale, the suit led courts to view sexual harassment as sexual discrimination, and Yale soon instituted a grievance procedure to address sexual misconduct charges.
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