Laws that address discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation
Using the list of states identified on page 321 of your textbook, select a state that has laws that address discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. Summarize those laws by addressing the following questions: How do those laws define discrimination based on sexual orientation? What remedy do those laws provide when there has been discrimination based on sexual orientation? Are those laws successfully addressing discrimination based on sexual orientation? Your response should be a minimum of 400 words in length. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations per APA guidelines. Information about accessing the Blackboard Grading Rubric for this assignment is provided below.
California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii,Illinois, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Nevada. New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont,Washington, Wisconsin.
In the United States of America (US) there are some states that have sexual discrimination laws and others that do not have. The application of these laws is thus solely depended on the state. One such state is New York with laws that define discrimination based on sexual orientation. These laws are found under the Sexual Orientation Non Discrimination Act (SONDA). They prohibit discrimination based on any actual or perceived sexual orientation in either a house, work place, public accommodations, employment of education. At first the state of New York had laws preventing discrimination on the basis…