Macy v. Holder
Read the latest news about developments related to Macy v Holder, a landmark ruling for transgender rights. In 2012 the EEOC declared that Title IX's prohibition on sex discrimination extends to transgender and other gender-nonconforming people in Macy v Holder, a case concerning a veteran who was denied a job with the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms because she was transgender. The Advocate brings readers the most recent updates related to this historic ruling, as well as other significant court cases that affect the LGBT community.
Labor Department Clarifies Stance on Trans Protections
July 01 2014 3:50 PM ET

Labor Dept. Finally Clarifies Trans Protections

Parker Marie Molloy

Secretary of Labor Tom Perez finally clarified that the department's transgender employees will receive nondiscrimination protections.

WATCH: Texas Teacher Suspended for Being Transgender
April 09 2014 10:44 AM ET

WATCH: Texas Teacher Suspended for Being Trans

Parker Marie Molloy

A Texas teacher has been suspended after a parent complained about her transgender status.

WATCH: Ark. Trans Woman Fired For Using Women's Restroom
March 21 2014 12:43 PM ET

Ark. Trans Woman Fired For Using Women's Restroom

Parker Marie Molloy

An Arkansas trans woman claims to have been fired from a local McDonald's for using the women's restroom.

Trans Woman Wins Landmark Settlement in S.D. Discrimination Suit
September 16 2013 2:54 PM ET

Trans Woman Wins Landmark Settlement in S.D. Discrimination Suit

Sunnivie Brydum

Cori McCreery will be awarded $50,000 and her former employer must formally apologize after she was terminated from a job when she announced her plans to transition in 2010.

Trans Woman Wins Employment Discrimination Suit Using Civil Rights Act
July 15 2013 6:56 PM ET

Trans Women Win Discrimination Suits Using Civil Rights Act

Sunnivie Brydum

For the first time in history, the federal government is standing behind transgender employees who say they've been discriminated against because of their gender identity.

WATCH: A Trans Veteran Explains Why We Need ENDA
July 11 2013 3:50 PM ET

WATCH: A Trans Veteran Explains Why We Need ENDA

Sunnivie Brydum

Meet Mia Macy, a veteran and former police officer who was rejected from a job with the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms because she is transgender.

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