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Texas Trans Teacher Triumphs, May Teach Teens

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Apr 11, 2014
After being suspended by Lumberton Intermediary School in Texas, transgender teacher Laura Jane Klug was returned to the roster of substitute teachers

Rhode Island Home to 1st Transgender High School Coach

By Joe Siegel | Tuesday Dec 3, 2013
Stephen Alexander has been coaching boys’ soccer at Ponaganset High School in Gloucester, R.I., for the past three years. But what separates Alexander from the average high school coach is that he identifies as transgender.

Trans European Parliament Member: ’I Was in the Wrong Body’

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Nov 18, 2013
Member of European Parliament Nikki Sinclaire, a member of the European Parliament, has revealed that she had a sex change when she was 23 years old.

Companies Offer Health Benefits to Transgender Workers

By Matthew Perrone | Thursday Oct 24, 2013
When Koset Surakomol decided to have a sex change operation, the company she worked for told her co-workers that the man they’d labored alongside for a dozen years should be addressed as a woman going forward.

Students Rally Around Transgender Azusa Pacific Professor

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Oct 4, 2013
Students rallied around a Azusa Pacific Professor who was recently asked to resign for coming out as transgender.

Optimism Grows for National Trans Discrimination Bill

By Jason St. Amand | Friday Jul 20, 2012
Transgender workers around the country hope for the passing of the federal bill, ENDA even though supporters say it will not pass this year.

In Landmark Ruling, Feds Add Transgendered to Anti-Discrimination Law

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Apr 25, 2012
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission recently ruled that the federal discrimination law will now protect transgender employees.

When Work Is Home: HRC Honors Nine Companies with Perfect 100 Scores

Wednesday Mar 14, 2012
The Human Rights Campaign Foundation, the educational arm of the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization, honored 189 major U.S. employers as its 2012 ’Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality."

Job Training Efforts Grow for Transgender Workers

By Eric Tucker | Friday Oct 7, 2011
Programs that teach basics like creating a resume as well as more nuanced workplace skills, reflect a growing appreciation for the workplace obstacles confronting transgender people.
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