TITLE

Same-Sex Sexual Harassment After Oncale: Meeting the "Because of…Sex" Requirement

AUTHOR(S)
Diefenbach, Clare
PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
Berkeley Journal of Gender, Law & Justice;2007, Vol. 22, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines the way in which courts applied the "because of ... sex," requirement from Title VII of Oncale v. Sundowner Offshore Services Inc. Three evidentiary routes in establishing same-sex sexual harassment were discussed. The difficulties facing courts in handling harassment cases based on the plaintiff's sexual orientation is analyzed. The author concludes that a plaintiff could help courts in understanding discrimination of "because of ... sex" by proposing a motivation for their harassment.
ACCESSION #
32062141

 

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