Trans Workplace Rights Still Murky
BY Diane Anderson-Minshall
June 22 2012 2:19 PM ET
Nine out of 10 Americans mistakenly believe that there is a federal law that prohibits employers from firing someone because the individual is gay or transgender, according to The Atlantic. But no such law exists, and this type of discrimination is legal in the majority of states.
A new report in The Atlantic looks at the case of Vandy Beth Glenn, fired five years ago for being transgender, who won a historic legal case about trans employment rights, as well as the murky state of workplace rights for transgender Americans.
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