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Sex Discrimination and Religious Discrimination

Learn how Title VII defines and protects against discrimination based on sex and religion.


A librarian worked at a small private college. Her duties included cataloging materials, staffing the circulation desk, and assisting students and faculty with research. After a short time on the job, she stopped wearing makeup and began to dress in men’s clothing. She became increasingly more open about her personal life, including the fact that she was dating another woman. Other librarians would talk about their own relationships while at work, but the librarian was the only one who said...