“I have concluded that Constable Dupree’s conduct toward various employees was unwelcome and that it was regarded by them as being both offensive and abusive.”
Outside investigator Maryellen Hicks, on the findings of her investigation of sexual harrassment allegations against gay Dallas County Precinct 5 Constable Mike Dupree
“The reality for a lot of gays and lesbians is that the only option you really have in a case of unbearable discrimination is to find a new job.”
Rob Wiley, chairman of the National Employment Lawyers Association’s committee on sexual orientation and gender identification, on two recent studies showing that about 28 percent of LGBT employees have been harassed in the workplace
“I understand that that is a place where that kind of activity is frequent. I don’t know numbers or anything like that. That’s just from what I’ve heard.”
Dallas Police Sgt. Andrew Harvey, on an area east of White Rock Lake where Texas Stonewall Democrats President Shannon Bailey recently was accused of public lewdness
This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition, June 29, 2007.