Today the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court ruling that the Georgia General Assembly discriminated against Vandy Beth Glenn, a transgender woman who was fired from her job after she told her supervisor that she planned to transition.
Maryland's Howard County Council on Monday voted to adopt a law prohibiting discrimination based on gender identity and expression in housing, employment, law enforcement, public accommodations and financing.
After months of searching and bouncing from church-to-church Clarissa finally found a spiritual home. She found a religious community that accepted her for who she was. For Clarissa, finding a church home was not about worship style, preaching, social activism or even theological stances on progressive issues such as the environment or acceptance of homosexuals. For Clarissa it was about being accepted as a woman.
Ten speakers asked the Topeka City Council to establish a domestic partnership registry Tuesday evening, saying the move would strike a blow against inequality and show Topeka is a progressive city. But those arguments failed to sway a majority of the council, which voted 5-4 to reject the proposed ordinance.