State Laws and Legislation

D.C. Non-Discrimination Law

Gender identity protected? Yes

The district’s laws prohibit discrimination based on gender identity and expression in the areas of employment, schools, housing and public accommodations.

Sexual orientation protected? Yes
The district’s laws prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation in the areas of employment, schools, housing and public accommodations.

Citations: D.C. CODE §2-1401.01, 02, §2-1402.11, 21, 31, 41, 71, 73

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Updated: Thu, March 08, 2007 - 12:00:37