Tag: transgender people

Discrimination Against the Transgender Employee

Discrimination Against the Transgender Employee
If you are a transgender reality star or an actress, there have been a number of job opportunities recently. You are able to make a living being who you are. Media has embraced these stars, intrigued by their stories and their ability to raise awareness for the transgender population and its struggles for acceptance. Jazz,... Read more »

Normalizing The Transgender Community

Normalizing The Transgender Community
Is cross-dressing normal? Is it our fear or lack of understanding that causes prejudice toward this community? What is so wrong for a man to express his femme self? Is bi-gender a better description of cross-dressers or should cross-dressers be part of the transgender community, of which technically they are, but many are quite different... Read more »

OSHA Supports Bathroom Access for Transgender Workers

OSHA Supports Bathroom Access for Transgender Workers
Last week the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recommended that transgender workers should have access to bathrooms that correspond with their gender identity. This is a big step for the transgender community in their fight for acceptance and equal right s protection. Transgender people have faced discrimination on the job causing stigma and shame.... Read more »
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What Does Being a Transgender Person Mean?

What Does Being a Transgender Person Mean?
For most of the people who have not been exposed to the transgender world, it is confusing. Bruce Jenner’s interview with Diane Sawyer helped raise awareness about the transgender community. And since Jenner is a highly-recognizable figure people watched the interview. Yet, most people don’t know the various groups within the transgender community; there are... Read more »

White House Opens Gender-Neutral Bathroom

White House Opens Gender-Neutral Bathroom
In a symbolic move for the Obama Administration’s dedication in supporting the LGBT community, they have announced that they have opened a gender-neutral bathroom within the White House compound. This “all-gender” restroom is located in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, next door to the White House complex, where many of the White House employees have... Read more »

Halloween: The Reveal for Cross-Dressers

Halloween: The Reveal for Cross-Dressers
It was a typical Halloween night when my ex-husband and I were debating if we should go out dressed for Halloween at the local bars. Halloween has always been one of my favorite holidays because it was a chance for grown-ups to play as children without being criticized. Most of my previous boyfriends were just... Read more »
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The Power of the Transgender Community Movement

The Power of the Transgender Community Movement
As more and more Transgender people come out to tell their story, they are becoming more organized in their fight to be accepted by society. I am speaking about the transsexuals who believe they were born in the wrong body, the wrong gender and whether or not they have had a full-gender reassignment, they are... Read more »