Exclusive: Collin Co. Woman Sues Employer, Insurance Co. For DiscriminationThe federal lawsuit may be the first of its kind because it also accuses Aetna of violating a provision of the Affordable Care Act, which says federal contractors and subcontractors can't discriminate based on gender identity.
Dallas Adds Transgender People To Anti-Discrimination OrdinanceThe Dallas City Council on Tuesday decided to update its anti-discrimination ordinance. It clarifies that "a person's gender is determined by the person's own perception of their gender."
Defeat Of Houston LGBT-Rights Measure May Have Broad ImpactLGBT-rights activists across the nation are now bracing for their opponents in other states to seize on the successful tactic of stoking fears over transgender people's access to public restrooms.
Houston Voters Reject LGBT Nondiscrimination OrdinanceAn ordinance that would have established nondiscrimination protections for gay and transgender people in Houston failed to win approval from voters on Tuesday.
Court Sides With Transgender Widow In Fight Over Texas EstateA state appeals court has reaffirmed its earlier decision to validate the marriage of a transgender widow seeking the estate of her firefighter husband who died battling a blaze.
Caitlyn Jenner Accepts Courage Award At ESPYsCaitlyn Jenner accepted the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the ESPYs on Wednesday night while urging acceptance for others who are transgender.
Transgender World Looks To Benefit From JennerThe handsome Bruce Jenner, whose appeared on a Wheaties box after winning the Olympic gold medal, is now Caitlyn Jenner, an attractive woman in a strapless corset.
Bruce Jenner Comes Out As Transgender, Says ‘I Am A Woman’In the 1970s, Bruce Jenner was a symbol of American masculinity as an Olympic champion. Nearly 40 years later, in an extraordinary television interview, Jenner told the world that he identifies as a woman and has felt gender confusion since he was a little boy growing up in the New York suburbs.
Texas Lawmaker Delays Transgender School 'Bathroom Bill'A highly anticipated hearing on a bill limiting transgender students' use of Texas school bathrooms and locker rooms has been delayed after a veteran Republican told the author to soften his language.
UNT Opens Gender-Neutral Restrooms Across CampusThe University of North Texas is taking a step toward equality and making life easier for transgender students on campus at the same time. Several public restrooms on the campus will now be gender-neutral.
Irving-Based Exxon Mobil Says It'll Follow New Anti-Bias Rules Exxon Mobil Corp. says it will comply with new protections for gay and transgender employees required of federal contractors, but isn't saying whether it will formalize that wording in its corporate policies.
Obama Gives Protection To Gay, Transgender WorkersPresident Barack Obama is signing executive orders that will give federal workers and contractors who are gay and transgender new protections.
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