The Illinois Human Rights Act prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex (including sexual harassment), national origin, ancestry, age (40 years and older), order of protection status, marital status, disability, military status, sexual orientation, unfavorable discharge from military service, arrest record, citizenship status, or pregnancy (including childbirth or related medical conditions)unless such factors constitute a bona fide occupational qualification (BFOQ), i.e., are necessary in order to perform the job in question. The Act applies to all public employers and private employers that have employed 15 or more employees for 20 or more weeks during the current or prior year. The Act's disability discrimination and sexual harassment provisions apply to all public employers and private employers with one or more employees (775 IL Comp. Stat. Sec. 5/1-101 et seq.).