You need to consult with a local employment lawyer. Sexual orientation is not a protected class under federal law, but there may be some protections for you based on other facts.
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As my colleague suggested, consult with a qualified employment lawyer. There are federal hate crime statutes, and may be state statutes that are protective of sexual harassment based upon sexual orientation. Good luck
If your employer is a federal agency sexual orientation discrimination is prohibited. Please refer to the United States Equal Opportunity Commissions web site. EEOC.gov for more information about sexual orientation discrimination .Consult with a Florida employment lawyer to determine if your state prohibits sexual orientation discrimination.You may have a assault case and hate crime case. against your coworker.
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