Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund today denounces Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ decision to roll back a federal policy recognising trans protections. The policy, announced in a 2014 Department of Justice memo during the Obama Administration, recognised that transgender employees are protected under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Internationally acclaimed fashion model Teddy Quinlivan today shares with the world her authentic self, disclosing that she is transgender. Quinlivan makes this announcement for her own self-empowerment and as a call to action about the importance of transgender equality.
He’s just doing what President Donald Trump told him to do.
Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund has secured a victory before the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") on behalf of a transgender woman who endured employment discrimination at a Sam’s Club store in Kannapolis, North Carolina.
Transgender members of the U.S armed services have gone to court to challenge Donald Trump's ban on their joining the military.
On the evening of Friday, August 25, Donald Trump released a memorandum instructing the Secretaries of Defense and Homeland Security to limit transgender employment and health care in the military.
Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund today responded to reports that the White House is forwarding guidance to military officials that directs Defense Secretary James Mattis to implement policy within six months to cease all transgender-related medical treatment and to use standards of "deployability" to filter out transgender service members.
Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund today filed a federal lawsuit against Amazon on behalf of a married couple who faced cruel and persistent discrimination at an Amazon shipping facility in Hebron, Kentucky. Allegra Schawe-Lane and her husband, Dane Lane, encountered the bias between October 2014 and October 2015.
A U.S. government commission has ruled in favour of Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund (TLDEF) and its client, Jessica Shyne Robison, in her battle against workplace discrimination by Walmart subsidiary, Sam’s Club East, Inc. Ms. Robison faced bigotry on the job at Sam’s Club stores in Tampa and Bradenton, Florida.
Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund condemns the transphobic remarks made by comedian Lil Duval on The Breakfast Club, a syndicated morning radio show.