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Discrimination

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In 2006, the State of Washington enacted the landmark Anderson-Murray anti-discrimination law to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people from discrimination. The anti-discrimination law forbids sexual orientation and gender expression and identity discrimination in several critical areas:

  • Employment in state, municipal, and private workplaces with eight
    or more employees
  • Public accommodations, meaning places open to the public such as
    businesses that sell goods or services, recreational facilities,
    providers of medical services, and public schools
  • Housing and financial transactions such as real estate rental and
    sales, and applications for credit or insurance

Read more about the protections of Washington State’s anti-discrimination law, including what to do if you believe you have been discriminated against because of your sexual orientation or gender identity. Get the facts from Lambda Legal and ERW:

Discrimination Law Fact Sheet English (110 KB)

Discrimination Law Fact Sheet Spanish (143.5 KB)


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