For most of her life, Ms. Kapur was afraid to ever speak of her sexuality. Growing up in New Delhi during the s, Ms. Kapur knew of no gay women, no reference points from Bollywood movies that could provide the vocabulary for what she was feeling.
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Apple's chief executive has called Indiana's new law "dangerous. And Governor Mike Pence has been raked over the coals by the media, including George Stephanopolous who angrily and repeatedly demanded Pence answer whether his state allows discrimination against gay people. The recent uproar over Indiana's newly enacted Religious Freedom Restoration Act is a welcome development, but unfortunately, this controversy has fed a basic misunderstanding about the underlying state of the law that has serious implications for future action. Most of the coverage of the newly enacted law has referred to the legislation as a "license to discriminate" against gay people.
Discrimination against asexual people also known as acephobia    or aphobia    encompasses a range of negative attitudes , behaviours, and feelings toward asexuality or people who identify as part of the asexual spectrum. Negative feelings or characterisations toward asexuality include dehumanisation , the belief that asexuality is a mental illness , that asexual people cannot feel love, and refusal to accept asexuality as a genuine sexual orientation. Asexuality is sometimes confused with celibacy. Anti-asexual hate crimes also exist, and there is some evidence that asexual people sometimes face even greater amounts of certain types of prejudice and discrimination than those of other sexual minorities. There have been efforts to combat anti-asexual discrimination through legislation or education such as asexual workshops.
This is true. But L. There is a growing trend among federal courts to recognize discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity as discrimination based on sex or sex stereotypes, prohibited under Title VII and Title IX.