Skip to code content (skip section selection)
This ordinance applies to all discriminatory practices and to resulting intergroup tensions specifically covered by the provisions of this ordinance that occur within the territorial limits of or within any agency under the jurisdiction of the City and County of San Francisco and to the extent permitted by law, to activities outside this City and County which reasonably affect such practices and tensions within said territorial limits. Nothing in this ordinance, however, shall be interpreted or applied so as to create any power or duty in conflict with the preemptive effect of any federal or State law.
(a) As used in this Chapter, the term:
"Age" refers to and shall include any person who has attained the age of 40 years and has not attained the age of 65 years.
"Sex" shall mean the character of being male or female.
"Sexual orientation" shall mean the choice of human adult sexual partner according to gender.
"Gender identity" shall mean a person's various individual attributes as they are understood to be masculine and/or feminine.
"Disability" is a physical or metal impairment which substantially limits one or more major life activities, is regarded as having such an impairment, or has a record of such an impairment.
"Qualified Disabled Employee" shall mean a person able to perform the essential functions of a job with reasonable accommodation.
(Amended by Ord. 489-86, App. 12/18/86; Ord. 433-94, App. 12/30/94)