>Jury: Iowa hotel unlawfully fired 'tomboy' worker

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>A federal jury in Des Moines has ruled that an Iowa hotel chain unlawfully fired an employee with a “tomboyish” appearance for retaliating against the company’s sexual stereotypes.
The jury found that Heartland Inns of America fired Brenna Lewis for opposing the hotel’s gender stereotypes of how women should look or behave. Lewis, who had described herself in her lawsuit as “slightly more masculine,” was fired from the company’s Ankeny hotel in 2007.

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