According to a recent news article from Society for Human Resource Management, an employee in California has filed a lawsuit against his former employer claiming he was fired for being “too gay.” He was working in executive management for the company prior to being terminated, according to his complaint.
In his complaint, employee claimed his was openly gay when he was hired in 1997. He worked for the company for 10 years in various management jobs. In 2007, he was given a new job as the manager for diversity and inclusion. This was not only a new job for him, but a newly created position within the company. Continue reading