California Labor Code - sexual orientation
(a) Sections 1101 and 1102 prohibit discrimination or different treatment in any aspect of employment or opportunity for employment based on actual or perceived sexual orientation.
(b) For purposes of this section:
(1) "Employer" as used in this chapter includes any person regularly employing five or more persons, or any person acting as an agent of an employer, directly or indirectly, including the state or any political subdivision of the state.
(2) "Employer" as used in this chapter does not include a religious association or corporation not organized for private profit, whether incorporated as a religious or public benefit corporation.
(c) Nothing in this section shall invalidate any marital status classification that is otherwise valid.
(d) Nothing in this section shall require or permit the use of quotas or other such affirmative action.
(e) Nothing in this section shall interfere with whatever existing rights an employer has to base employment actions on the commission of conduct illegal in California.
(f) Section 1103 on criminal penalties shall not apply to a violation of this section.