Tag Archives: transgender discrimination

LGBTs Aren’t Exempt From Evolving In Our Terms And Labels

You know your starting to make some strides in equality when the very community that is oppressed argues within itself about what is a proper and improper term for ourselves. I speak of the discussion of the word tranny which … Continue reading

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Md. Governor Signs Anti-Transgender Discrimination Bill

From The Baltimore Sun: Gov. Martin O’Malley signed legislation Thursday making Maryland one of a handful of states to extend anti-discrimination laws to protect transgender people. The transgender rights legislation, which prohibits discrimination in employment and housing, was one of … Continue reading

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Should Michfest Welcome Transgender Women?

advocate.com is reporting on a controversy surrounding the Michfest Womym’s Music Festival regarding the festivals policy of allowing only women born women to attend: On August 6, the Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival will take place, with roughly 3,000 women in … Continue reading

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D.C. Moves To Protect Transgender Residents from Insurance Discrimination

From METROWEEKLY: The District’s Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking (DISB) has issued a bulletin prohibiting discrimination based on gender identity or expression by insurance companies who underwrite health-insurance policies in D.C. The March 15 bulletin clarifies the District’s Unfair … Continue reading

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Extra Hurdles for Transgender Pilots Removed

The advocate.com is reporting that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has removed hurdles for transgender pilots that required them to recieve additional psychological testing; often at their own expense: The FAA requires thorough medical and psychological clearance of all pilots … Continue reading

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