Navigating The Transgender Gauntlet

Law360, New York (November 27, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- On Aug. 8, 2007, Colorado became the 20th state in the nation to prohibit workplace discrimination based upon sexual orientation and the 12th state to designate gender identity as a basis for employment discrimination.

With the passage of this amendment, Colorado joins the growing number of states to recognize the rights not only of gays, lesbians and bisexuals, but also, most notably, of transgender individuals.

Because the majority of litigation is centered on transsexuals, this article focuses on this developing area of law and the challenges...
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