Library of Congress Faces Bias Suit From Fired Gay Worker

Law360, New York (August 6, 2012, 5:22 PM EDT) -- A gay man brought a discrimination suit against the Library of Congress on Friday, alleging he was fired from his job after being subjected to harassment and hostile behavior by his supervisor on account of his sexual orientation and religious beliefs.

Former Library of Congress management analyst Peter J. TerVeer brought the complaint in a Washington, D.C., federal court, accusing his supervisor of imposing sex stereotypes and fundamentalist religious beliefs regarding homosexuality on him, which resulted in a hostile work environment.

TerVeer claims the alleged acts...
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Case Number



District Of Columbia

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Other


Colleen Kollar-Kotelly

Date Filed

August 3, 2012

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