Monday, October 28, 2013

Statement from the DC Office of Human Rights

“We are fortunate that in the District of Columbia, individuals cannot be discriminated because of their sexual orientation or gender identity and expression. In 2009, the DC Superior Court ruled that those who identify as ex-gay are protected under the sexual orientation trait of the DC Human Rights Act, the District’s non-discrimination law. Therefore people who identify as ex-gay can file a complaint with our office if they believe they have been discriminated against while accessing housing, employment, a public accommodation or educational institution.”

Elliot E. Imse
Policy and Public Affairs Officer
Office of Human Rights
 441 4th Street, N.W., Suite 570N
Washington, D.C.  20001

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