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1. (United States) Know Your Rights: Employment Discrimination and Transgender People
To help individuals understand and assert their rights in the workplace, the National Center for Transgender Equality is releasing Know Your Rights: Employment Discrimination and Transgender People, a new resource outlining the laws protecting trans people in the workplace and steps for reporting job discrimination. The resource details how individuals can file a complaint with the EEOC, as well as through a state or local civil rights agency or their union.
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2. Brockton MA Court Rules in Favor of Transgender Student (2000)
Positive: A Massachusetts Superior Court ruled that a middle school may not prohibit a transgender student from expressing her gender identity even if that expression does not conform with the sex ascribed to her at birth.
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3. Columbia High Court Restricts Intersex Genital Mutilation (1999)
Positive: two decisions restricting the ability of parents and doctors to operate on children born with atypical genitals. Press release in English, brief and opinion are in Spanish.
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4. Desperately Seeking Arlette (and the Precedent She Set)
a court actually recognized a legal change of gender for a post-op transsexual as early as 1945 and that the court specifically rejected an effort to prohibit that transsexual from marrying as a member of her post-transition gender?
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5. Goodridge v. Department of Public Health [MA]
A dissusion of how the Massachusetts high court ended government discrimination against same-sex couples in marriage
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6. Hernandez-Montiel v. Immigration and Naturalization Service (9th Cir., 2000)
Positive: A U.S. federal court of appeals finds that a transgendered Mexican woman "had a well-founded fear of future persecution and was entitled to asylum and withholding of deportation."
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7. Littleton v. Prange (1999)
Negative: Texas appellate court negates 7-year marriage of Christie Lee Littleton because she was born male-bodied. Site also contains documents related to the litigation.
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8. Louisiana and the FGTRA of 1949
THE PROOF IS IN THE HISTORY: THE LOUISIANA CONSTITUTION RECOGNISES TRANSSEXUAL MARRIAGES AND LOUISIANA SEX DISCRIMINATION LAW COVERS TRANSSEXUALS Ė SO WHY ISNíT EVERYBODY CELEBRATING?
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9. Ontario Trans Strip-Search Decision
The human rights tribunal of Ontario Decision of May 16 2006
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10. Rosa v. Park West Bank (1st Cir., 2000)
Positive: a federal Court of Appeals found that federal sex discrimination laws applies to an individual who was discriminated against for cross-dressing, and suggested that Ulane is no longer good law.
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