Tag: Transgender People

Archived: Justice Department: Employers Cannot Discriminate Against Transgender People

By Albert Lin Attorney General Eric Holder issued a memo on Thursday instructing all Department of Justice component heads and U.S. Attorneys to support claims by transgender people in Title VII employee-discrimination cases. This reverses the DOJ’s previous position, stated in 2006 litigation, that Title VII’s sex-discrimination clause excluded discrimination…

Archived: Transgender Teen Gets Historic Court Victory

By Chris Hoenig Transgender students should be allowed to use the bathroom of their choice, according to Maine’s Supreme Judicial Court. The ruling stems from a lawsuit brought by the family of Nicole Maines, who was required by her school to use a staff restroom instead of the girls’ student…

Archived: Does Fox News Hate Transgender People

Does Fox News have an agenda to mock transgender people Several LGBT groups think it does and have documented a series of instances, the latest an image of Robin Williams dressed as movie character Mrs. Doubtfire in an online report detailing California’s and Oregon’s new healthcare regulations for transgender people….

Archived: Workplace Diversity: Is Hiring Only Gay Men Unfair

Workplace diversity challenged by reverse discrimination A shipping company lost a $1-million verdict after a manager only wanted to hire gay men. What can you learn Discrimination: Gender, Transgender and Sexual Orientation Company accused of hiring only gay men loses $1-million verdict.Three women filed a discrimination charge against a shipping…

Archived: White Guy Responds to Transgender Appointment Hate Mail

Luke Visconti’s Ask the White Guy column is a top draw on DiversityInc.com. Visconti, the founder and CEO of DiversityInc, is a nationally recognized leader in diversity management. In his popular column, readers who ask Visconti tough questions about race/culture, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability and age can expect smart,…