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Former Transgender Employee Sues Actress Rosario Dawson

October 21st, 2019
LGBTQ discrimination

A former transgender employee filed a suit against actress Rosario Dawson and her family, alleging discrimination, civil rights violations, and labor violations as well as assault. The former worker who previously identified as a female moved to New York City to work for Dawson and her family. He came out as transgendered after moving to assist the actress in renovating her home. He accused the family of refusing to use the appropriate pronoun to address him despite multiple corrections and claims that Rosario Dawson failed to do anything to rectify the situation. In April 2018, he alleges that they reduced his hours and told him to move. When he attempted to discuss this with Dawson’s mother, he claimed that she became violent and that Dawson assisted her. He filed a restraining order against the mother and finally moved out a few months later due to unlivable conditions.

Recently, the US Supreme Court heard arguments regarding employment protections for LGBTQ workers under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act. The hearings will determine if employment discrimination against LGBTQ employees falls under the federal umbrella of sex discrimination. If so, LGBTQ workers who face discrimination at their workplaces and file suits against their employers can expect the same treatment in their cases as others involving other Title VII discrimination claims.

If you experienced transgender discrimination at your workplace, our Philadelphia LGBTQ discrimination lawyers at The Gold Law Firm P.C. will build a case that results in a favorable outcome. Call us today at 215-569-1999 or contact us online to schedule a free consultation with an experienced attorney at our firm. We proudly serve clients throughout Pennsylvania and South Jersey from our offices in Philadelphia and Pennsauken, New Jersey.

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