UK judge rules that calling a man "bald" is sexual harassment

UK judge rules that calling a man "bald" is sexual harassment

A United Kingdom judge has ruled that calling a man bald counts as sexual harrasment. 

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After sharing their own experience of hair loss, a judge has decided that calling a man "bald" counts as sexual harassment. 

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It was argued that baldness is more prevalent in men than in women, relating it to a "protected characteristic of sex".

According to CNBC, the tribunal compared commenting on a man's baldness to commenting on a women's breast size. 

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The ruling was published on Wednesday following the case of Tony Finn, an ex electrician for the British Bung Manufacturing Company.

According to Finn, he was called a "bald c---" and was also threatened by his supervisor at his previous job. 


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