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Gay Muslim Morgan Stanley Worker Claims Harassment, Other Bias

Dec. 11, 2018, 4:35 PM

A Morgan Stanley trading associate in New York faced rampant harassment because he is gay and Muslim and the brokerage failed to do anything about it, a federal lawsuit alleges.

John Doe says co-workers and supervisors made inappropriate comments about his sexual orientation and alleged promiscuity. A vice president repeatedly derided his faith, Doe alleges.

Her comments included asking, “Why are Muslims so violent?” during an announcement of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling on one of President Trump’s executive orders regarding foreign travelers from certain countries, Doe tells the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York in ...