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Eleventh Circuit Rules that Equal Protection Clause Protects Transgender Government Employees from Sex Discrimination

December 9th, 2011 · Comments Off

This week a unanimous three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit ruled that a transgender state government employee who was fired when she notified her supervisor of her gender transition is protected under the Equal Protection Clause of the Constitution and could not be fired because of her gender non-conformity […]

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Tags: Gender Discrimination · LGBT Discrimination · Sex Discrimination · Title VII