Discrimination because of sex or sexual orientation

You might have been discriminated against because of your sex or sexuality. This means being treated unfairly either because you are a woman or a man or because of who you are sexually attracted to.

You may be able to take action about it. These pages will help you decide if you have been discriminated against and tell you what to do next.

This content applies to England

Taking action on sex discrimination, explaining when it is unlawful or not unlawful, positive discrimination and organisations which can give further help.

Taking action about discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation, explaining when it is unlawful or not unlawful and organisations which can help.