Am I covered if I believe that I was discriminated against because I am gay? July 28, 2021 21:44 No. The Missouri Human Rights Act does not offer protection based on sexual orientation. However, the cities of St. Louis, Kansas City and Columbia protect against sexual orientation discrimination. Related articles My boss is treating me differently than other employees. I am constantly being yelled at, criticized and harassed. Is there anything you can do? How long does an investigation usually take? Who has the burden of proving discrimination?