Woman Sues Family Research Council For Sexual Harassment, Discrimination

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December 18, 2012 11:56 a.m.
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Moira Gaul, the former director of women’s and reproductive health at the Family Research Council, is suing the Christian activist group for allegedly firing her in retaliation for a sexual harassment claim she filed against her boss, the Huffington Post reports:

According to court documents first obtained and reported by journalist Evan Gahr, former FRC employee Moira Gaul, 42, filed a complaint in 2009 with the District of Columbia Human Rights Commission in which she accused her supervisor of gender discrimination. She claimed that her boss, the director of the Center for Human Life and Bioethics at the time, referred to the use of birth control pills as “whoring around,” addressed emails to her with the words “hi cutie,” pressured her to attend parties, and referred to her as a “young, attractive woman.”

“His attitude toward me and other women was rude, belittling, and at times, angry,” she wrote in the complaint.

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