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Transgender Woman Wins Discrimination Lawsuit In D.C.

Published on September 22, 2008

A transgender woman has won a bench trial in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on her claim under the Civil Rights Act of 1964 for discriminatory refusal to hire based on gender.  The court's opinion can be found here.  Additional news coverage of the case can be found here, here and here. (more…) ...

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Protection For Transgender People Extended in Montgomery County, Maryland

Published on November 14, 2007

Continuing a thread of comments today and yesterday, we note the passing of legislation in Montgomery County, Maryland, extending protection from discrimination in housing, employment, public accommodations, cable television service and taxicab service to transgender people.  In a press release dated November 13, 2007, the Montgomery County Council announced the unanimous approval of a bill that will prohibit discrimination against transgender people in housing, employment, public accommodatio...

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