transgender

Texas store owner to meet with local advocates after discrimination against trans woman customer

Kylie Jack, a trans woman, said she was humiliated by a Petticoat Fair employee who asked for ID to confirm her gender identity, and said she needed to have surgery in order to have a fitting.

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U.S. Dept. of Labor to issue guidelines clarifying Title VII protections for transgender employees

In a recent post on the U.S. Department of Labor's website, Secretary Tom Perez announced forthcoming guidelines that will clarify the provision of full protection under federal non-discrimination laws for transgender individuals.

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New policy makes birth certificate changes for transgender Californians easier and safer

AB 1121, authored by Speaker Toni G. Atkins in 2013, ensures that transgender people are no longer required to publish an announcement of their name change in a local newspaper, and also will not have to go through the court system to request the birth certificate change.

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Stories of transgender employees highlight need for workplace anti-discrimination protections

The Marketplace Morning Report spoke with transgender people about their experiences in the workplace, particularly around discrimination based on gender identity.

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July 1, 2014

Federal employees will be protected from workplace discrimination on basis of gender identity

Last night, President Obama spoke at the White House's Pride Month Celebration about LGBT-inclusive policy shifts and announced that he will sign executive orders to ban federal workplace discrimination on the basis of gender identity.

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July 1, 2014

During World Cup, GLAAD calls for news coverage of anti-trans violence in Brazil

With the media flocking to cover news aside from the World Cup in Brazil, news outlets and publications would do well to keep in mind the brutal situation for transgender individuals in the Roman Catholic nation.

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June 30, 2014

Laverne Cox leads NYC's 2014 Pride Parade as Grand Marshal

Yesterday, Orange is the New Black star, Laverne Cox, served as a Grand Marshal in New York City's 2014 Pride Parade, marking the 45th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, along with the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force’s Executive Director, Rea Carey, and “Frozen” star, Jonathan Groff.

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Trans woman of color murdered in Cincinnati, local trans advocates speak out

Tiffany Edwards, a 28-year-old trans woman of color, was found dead in Cincinnati last Thursday. She was last seen by her aunt the night before, saying she was meeting up with friends.

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Snapshots: GLAAD at the White House, George Takei, St. Louis, and more

Wonder what we're up to at GLAAD? Be sure to check out GLAAD's Blog each week for updates about our latest work to build support for LGBT equality through news, entertainment and online media.

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