6.9 Sexual Orientation
Tips on Avoiding Discrimination under the Equality Act (2010) for Sexual Orientation:
An interview panel makes an applicant feel humiliated by telling homophobic jokes = Harassment.
At a job interview, an applicant mentions she has a same sex partner. Although she is the most qualified candidate, the School/Unit decides not to offer her the job. This decision treats her less favourably than the successful candidate, who is a heterosexual woman = Direct Discrimination.