Today is the second anniversary of the day the DADT repeal became official and gay, lesbian and bi soldiers in the US armed forces could openly serve our country. But that's still not the case for trans people.
It’s illegal to discriminate against employees or job applicants based on their race, religion, national origin, or sex. S. 815, known as ENDA, would add sexual orientation and gender identity to that list.
he transgender community is recognizing that without the ability to achieve economic parity in the marketplace, social marginalization -- often accompanied by unemployment/underemployment, poverty, substance abuse, prostitution, depression and even suicide attempts -- will remain the status quo.