This report is the first government-run resume testing project in the nation to study discrimination against transgender and gender non-conforming job applicants.
Last year's VMA's inspired Stephen Lovegrove to go public about being a gay Christian, a decision which cost him his job at Charleston Southern University in South Carolina. For this year's VMA's, MTV did a follow up with Stephen, diving further into how his life has changed, and some of the causes that are important to him.
Colin Collette, of Holy Family Catholic Church was fired for announcing his engagement.
Catholic church fires woman from her dream job of feeding and helping hungry families because she is married to another woman
Colleen Simon had her dream job at a Catholic church in Kansas City, Missouri before the church - St. Francis Xavier Church – fired her for being married to another woman. Today, Simon is standing up against this injustice and filing a lawsuit against the Kansas City Diocese.
Meggan Sommerville, a 16-year employee of the company's store in Aurora, filed a complaint with the Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) in April 2011 alleging discrimination in employment and in public accommodation, and her lawsuit is still pending.
In a case of alleged discrimination, a New York judge has denied the motion of a Catholic school in Queens to dismiss charges brought by former teacher Marla Krolikowskii, who says she was fired after coming out as transgender.
The Association of Transgender Professionals (ATP), an organizaiton serving people with non-conforming gender expressions and identities who seek to advance their professional careers, has been endorsed by a national advisory board of voluntary leaders and allies, and will officially launch this week.
Today, CNNMoney.com is featuring the voices of transgender people facing inordinate financial burdens through unemployment, healthcare costs and homelessness, just because of who they are.
Local New Mexico Media Reports On Anti-Transgender Discrimination Case During Transgender Awareness Week #TAW12
A transgender woman in New Mexico has filed a lawsuit against her employer for allegedly forcing her out of her job through anti-transgender harassment and bullying.