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Human rights remedy for homophobic harassment?

This report relates to 1 case(s)

In Pearce v Governing Body of Mayfield School the Court of Appeal has held that a lesbian teacher who was subjected to gender-specific homophobic verbal abuse by pupils was not unlawfully discriminated against on grounds of sex because she was not treated less favourably than a male teacher subjected to homophobic abuse would have been treated.

Shirley Pearce was employed as a science teacher.