Tuesday, January 6, 2009
Connecticut To Consider Transgender Anti-Discrimination Proposal
Transgender activists believe this is the year they will gain equal protection under Connecticut's anti-discrimination laws.
"We feel good," said Jerimarie Liesegang, who leads the Connecticut TransAdvocacy Coalition. "We've done the groundwork, we've done the education and we know we have the votes."
A proposal, to be introduced in the legislative session that begins Wednesday, would prevent people who in any way blur gender lines from being discriminated against in the workplace or while seeking housing or obtaining credit.
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(FYI, Connecticut is the home of the author of this blog.)
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