Judge: Ex-Minn. golf coach proved discrimination


MINNEAPOLIS -- A former University of Minnesota women's golf coach was discriminated against because she's a lesbian and is entitled to nearly $360,000, a Hennepin County judge ruled Tuesday.
Judge Thomas Sipkins found that former coach Kathryn Brenny is entitled to double her back pay and compensation for mental anguish — in all, $359,588, plus attorneys' fees, the St. Paul Pioneer Press (http://bit.ly/1p9c0ZL) reported.
Brenny's treatment by the school and by John Harris, a former pro golfer who was then head of the university's golf program, was discriminatory and broke the... read more

 
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