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Transgender Group Wants Schwarzenegger's Belittling Comments Repudiated (tags)
Gender rights group demands repudiation of California's substitute-governor for his "girly-man" insult.
Administration Targets Federal Employees, Removes Protections for Sexual Orientation (tags)
Recently, one of Scott Bloch’s first acts as newly appointed Special Counsel to the White House was to instill fear in ‘homosexual’ employees of the federal government. In an increasingly common curtailment of individual rights, the Bush Administration has removed decades-long protections from employment discrimination against those who serve our nation.
Final Battle Over Controversial General's Promotion, NTAC Urges Action (tags)
After a delay of more than a year, the Senate Armed Services Committee has forwarded the nomination of Major General Robert T. Clark to the full Senate for confirmation. The decision drew disbelief and a call for action from the National Transgender Advocacy Coalition (NTAC).
Security Alert: "Males Dressed As Females" To Be Scrutinized When Traveling (tags)
Just in time for the upcoming Southern Comfort Conference and the fall convention season, the government issued new alerts two weeks ago to airport security and law enforcement agencies, which will impact the transgender community. This most recent alert specifically mentions 'males … dressed as females.'
Equality for California Transgendered Citizens! Governor Signs Bill Into Law (tags)
California Governor Gray Davis presented the gift of freedom to thousands of his fellow Californians on Saturday, August 2nd. In signing AB196, which clarifies the state’s Fair Employment and Housing Act by including gender-identity and expression, Governor Davis brings California into a leadership position of a growing human rights struggle. California now becomes the most populous jurisdiction to enact equal rights for transgendered citizens.