Shelly Flood of Searsport, Maine and her partner Keri are suing their respective employers alleging that they were discriminated against after their bosses found out that they were lesbians. Shelly worked for Bank of America in Belfast, Maine, and received glowing evaluations from her supervisors until her boss found out that she was attracted to women. According to the suit, her treatment went from being cordial to hostile.
Keri Flood worked for ABM Janitorial Services-Northeast, the company that cleaned the banks. According to her suit, the company treated her well until they found out that her partner was a woman and then she was fired. Both Bank of America and ABM have stated that the allegations are not true.