Sexual orientation

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On this page you will find resources relating to sexual orientation, one of the protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010

Sexual orientation

The Equality Act protects everyone from unfair treatment as a result of sexuality, whether you are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or heterosexual. 

This video (right), from the Equality and Human Rights Comission (EHRC), explains more about discrimination based on sexual orientation.

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