Topics :: trans employment discrimination
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By Kilian Melloy | Tuesday Jun 4, 2013
A May 31 Pentagon memo acknowledges the contributions of GLBs in uniform, but drops the T; transgender servicemembers are still liable to be dismissed from the military. A new memoir from a trans SEAL might usher in a change, some news sources speculate.
By Antoinette Weil | Thursday May 23, 2013
Though gay activists have seen incredible strides regarding LGBT rights over the past few years, the Employment Non-Discrimination Act has yet to be signed into law, despite it being introduced in almost every Congress since 1994.
By Winnie McCroy | Monday Jan 14, 2013
The MTPC and the Transgender Equal Right Coalition invite the transgender community and allies to participate in a Community Action Day on Jan. 17 at the Massachusetts State House.
By Holly Grigg-Spall | Sunday Nov 18, 2012
Advocates for transgender health access came together in Pomona for the 2012 Trans Conference: Outside the Lines, looking at removing the stigma around being trans, and putting an end to pathologizing it.
By Catherine Pickavet | Wednesday Aug 29, 2012
In a matter of weeks, Bay Area transgender pilot Tamsyn Waterhouse could once again be fully licensed to fly planes, because she challenged the Federal Aviation Administration and won.
By Kilian Melloy | Thursday Sep 29, 2011
Retail giant Wal-Mart has extended its non-discrimination policy to trans employees, drawing praise from GLBT equality advocates. Wal-Mart’s policies already covered gay and lesbian employees.
By Kilian Melloy | Tuesday Apr 12, 2011
A Canadian transgender teacher who lost his job at a Catholic school has refused a monetary settlement, vowing to press forward with a human rights case.
By Kilian Melloy | Monday Apr 11, 2011
The Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund (TLDEF) has sued a New Jersey-based company, claiming that the employer summarily fired a trans employee in violation of state law.
Wednesday Jul 7, 2010
A federal judge has ruled in favor of a former Georgia state legislative aide who claimed she was fired after telling her boss she would come to work dressed as woman as she transitioned from man to woman.
By Kilian Melloy | Wednesday Dec 9, 2009
The McDonald’s manager who left a trans teen a voice message declaring that the restaurant would not offer employment to "faggots" has been fired, according to a statement from the McDonald’s in question, which is located in Orlando, Florida.
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