January 21, 2011 – Millions of people around the globe face workplace discrimination because of their sexual orientation or gender identity. If your sexual orientation or gender identity does not conform to the majority, you may be seen as a convenient target for workplace discrimination or abuse. The Philadelphia employment law firm of Sidney L. Gold & Associates understands the impact sexual orientation or gender identity discrimination can have your mental, emotional and physical well-being. Our discrimination attorneys have handled numerous cases in the Philadelphia-area, as well as state-wide across Pennsylvania, dealing with workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity in violation of federal, state or local discrimination laws.
Human rights abuses based on sexual orientation or gender identity include violations which have for decades formed the core agenda of the international human rights law and the United Nations’ human rights machinery. Sexual orientation includes sexual desires, practices and identification. It can be directed toward people of the same or different sexes (same-sex, heterosexual or bisexual orientation). Gender identity refers to the complex relationship between sex and gender referring to a person’s experience of self expression in relation to social categories of masculinity or femininity (gender). Don’t be a victim of sexual orientation or gender identity discrimination. Lesbians, gay men, bisexual and transgender individuals can benefit from the expertise of Sidney L. Gold, a nationally-renowned Philadelphia employment attorney, who specializes in all areas of workplace discrimination.
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Contact the Philadelphia employment discrimination lawyers at Sidney L. Gold & Associates to discuss the legal grounds for your potential discrimination claim against your employer for unlawful treatment. Employers who violate human rights based on sexual orientation and gender identity should be held accountable and brought to justice for workplace discrimination against employees solely for their sexual orientation or gender identity. Call us today at 215-569-1999 to speak with an experienced, knowledgeable Philadelphia sexual orientation discrimination attorney.