This can be pursued legally because it is harassment as well as discrimination. Same-sex couples often must pay more in taxes when they buy or sell a home, or transfer ownership interest, than married heterosexual couples do. Including this phrase in your title establishes that:. Both areas are ripe for further research but would require different methodologies, including follow-up correspondence and in-person testing. In addition, the study measured discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation but not gender identity or expression.
Rental housing providers were less likely to respond to the email inquiries of same-sex couples, blocking access to housing at the initial stage of the housing search. Project Zero. For this reason, many landlords feel they have the right to exclude LGBTQ individuals or dictate their lifestyles.
A gay man trying to rent an apartment gets denied.