Same-sex sexual harassment was sex discrimination, not horseplay

On August 2, 2018, the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals (whose rulings apply to all employers in Indiana) held that an employee presented sufficient evidence of sex discrimination when he alleged that he was sexually harassed by his male coworkers. The 7th Circuit disagreed with the employer's argument that its employees merely engaged in "sexual horseplay," which doesn't amount to sex discrimination, finding the employee presented sufficient evidence to show that men and women were treated differently and only men were harassed.

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