When a male employee files suit and claims he was sexually harassed by his male boss, does the lawyer for the employer have the right to ask the plaintiff if he is a homosexual?

That’s the question U.S. District Judge Bruce W. Kauffman must answer in Fitzpatrick v. QVC Inc. now that William Fitzpatrick’s lawyers instructed him not to answer any questions relating to his sexual history or “predisposition,” and QVC’s lawyers filed a motion to compel the answers.

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