Airing out Foot Locker

October 2004
Advocate;10/26/2004, Issue 925, p19
This article reports on a protest carried out by gay rights activists outside New York City's Radio City Music Hall on September 16, 2004. The protest, part of Lambda Legal's nationwide Blow the Whistle on Workplace Discrimination campaign, was the first of several designed to draw attention to a lawsuit against shoe retailer and Women's National Basketball Association sponsor Foot Locker. The suit claims Kevin Dunbar, 26, was harassed and fired because he is gay. Beyond holding Foot Locker accountable, said Lambda's Michael Adams, they hope to send a message to all employers that there's a price to be paid for discriminating against gay employees.


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