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Trans Discrimination

KFC Makes A Bold Move After A Trans Woman Is Hired -- Then Fired An Hour Later

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 03.03.2016 | Queer Voices

KFC announced on Tuesday that they terminated the manager who hired a trans woman only to fire her an hour later after learning about her gender ident...

The Next Title VII Case Is Now Ready for Prime Time, and the Bigotry Is Visible in High Def

Dana Beyer | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Dana Beyer

Ms. Leyth Jamal was subjected to a hostile work environment at the Saks department store in the Houston Galleria when she was employed there in 2012. The harassment was typical and brutal: routine misgendering, forcing her to use the men's room, and a general environment grounded in ridicule from her co-workers.

'Because We Can': How Society Justifies Anti-Transgender Discrimination

Parker Marie Molloy | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Parker Marie Molloy

I recently read about Alissah Brooks and her recent run-in with a bouncer who denied her entry to a club on the basis of her gender identity. It was only a few months ago that one of my friends and I were denied entry to a bar in Chicago for the same reason, apparently.

The 7th Annual International Day of Action for Trans Depathologization

Jack Harrison-Quintana | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jack Harrison-Quintana

The global trans movement has grown exponentially in the years since the campaign started, and the effort to move away from a pathology framework and toward one based on the affirmation of identity has been central to forging the path to liberation.