U.S. Supreme Court To Consider Transgender Bathroom Case

By | 2017-05-24T20:11:46+00:00 October 28th, 2016|Uncategorized|

The U.S. Supreme Court is poised to consider a groundbreaking case about the rights of transgender students to use bathrooms corresponding to their sexual identity, NPR has reported. Gavin Grimm, a 17-year-old Virginia high school student, is the plaintiff in the case and came out as transgender as a freshman.  The school principal initially allowed [...]

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The U.S. Department of Justice Agrees to Help Protect Transgender People

By | 2015-01-05T21:13:36+00:00 December 19th, 2014|Discrimination, Employment Law, FEHA|

In a memo, dated December 15, 2014, the U.S. Department of Justice publicly acknowledged it will now bring claims against public employers on behalf of workers who have been discriminated against because they are transgender. At play is the Civil Rights Act of 1964.  Previously, the Justice Department interpreted Title VII of the Civil Rights [...]

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