In a survey that asked American’s opinion on questions related to transgender rights, a poll found that most Americans support general transgender rights, including a surprising 75% support for laws protecting transgendered people from employment discrimination.
A transgender woman was approached on busy Valencia street on Monday night by a man who threatened to kill her several times because she was transgender.
The City of Seattle Office of Civil Rights has announced that it will now cover transgender related procedures for City employees.
California Jerry Brown has signed two bills that strengthen transgender rights in California.
The title pretty much explains it all. A police officer was driving drunk when he hit a car in which the driver and passengers were transgender and started shooting.
Isis, a transgender model who appeared on America’s Next Top Model, will reappear on the show’s “All-Star” cycle. Entertainment Weekly has a promo video that is surprisingly not focused on her being transgender. And to be fair, Isis’ transgender status was somewhat new and groundbreaking, so it’s predictable that she will be remembered for that. I’ve never really been into the show, but apparently Tyra Banks paid for Isis’ Gender Reassignment surgery.
Along with Lea T, transgendered people are starting to make inroads into the fashion industry for whatever reasons. We’re still a long way from being successful in other industries, with trans employment at double the national average.
Governor Dan Malloy of Connecticut signed legislation on July 6 that bans discrimination based on a person’s “gender identity or expression”.