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Transgender Workplace Discrimination

Does Your Workplace Need To Be Schooled In Transgender Issues?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.04.2014 | Gay Voices

A comprehensive online learning program that aims to educate employers and employees about being more inclusive of the transgender community within th...

Transgender Inclusion in the Workplace: The Time Is Now

Vanessa Sheridan | Posted 09.21.2013 | Gay Voices
Vanessa Sheridan

Transgender inclusion in the workplace has quietly become a phenomenon of global proportions. In 2000, there were three Fortune 500 companies that included gender identity in their employee nondiscrimination policies. Today, over half of Fortune 500 have implemented such policies.

Fired for Being Trans: The Rest of the Story

Rebecca Juro | Posted 09.16.2013 | Gay Voices
Rebecca Juro

After I lost my job, I wasn't able to find work again for six years. With no laws anywhere locally that protected my right to work, there was no interest in hiring a trans woman, particularly one who was visibly trans. Once the economy began declining, my ability to get hired vanished once again.

Jan Diehm

LOOK: Where You Can Be Fired For Being Transgender

HuffingtonPost.com | Jan Diehm | Posted 11.11.2013 | Gay Voices

When Congress last voted on the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) in 2007, the bill would have prevented employers from discriminating on the b...

Why ENDA Matters To The Trans Community

Brynn Tannehill | Posted 07.11.2013 | Gay Voices
Brynn Tannehill

Those who oppose ENDA or oppose transgender inclusion in it ask why we need it when 84 percent of U.S. companies include gender identity in their equal opportunity statements. The short answer is that what we have in place is not preventing discrimination against transgender people.

Election 2012: LGBT Equality Is An Economic Issue

Waymon Hudson | Posted 11.14.2012 | Gay Voices
Waymon Hudson

While it may be an easy talking point for some to say, "I'm not a single issue voter... LGBT issues aren't all that matter," the actual truth about the intersection of LGBT rights and economic justice is inescapable.