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Court Tosses Transsexual Bus Driver's Title VII Suit

Law360 (September 21, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- An appeals court has shot down the appeal of a transsexual bus driver who alleged her firing by the Utah Transit Authority constituted gender discrimination.

In its decision Thursday, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit said the U.S. District Court for the District of Utah was right to dismiss the suit brought by Krystal Etsitty.

Etsitty, who has been diagnosed with Adult Gender Identity Disorder, was born a biological male and identifies herself as a woman. She dressed as...
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