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Trans Worker At Forever 21 Called 'Disgusting,' Suit Says

Law360, New York (April 2, 2015, 4:33 PM EDT) -- A transgender worker slapped clothing retailer Forever 21 Inc. with a discrimination suit in Brooklyn federal court Wednesday, claiming her transition from male to female triggered mistreatment from a manager who told her she was “disgusting” and “still a male” and that she was fired after complaining.

Alexia — formerly Anthony — Daskalakis was hired as a sales associate at a Brooklyn store in 2011, and was a dedicated worker for about four years, she said in a 15-page complaint alleging discrimination and retaliation. But after...
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Case Title

Daskalakis v. Forever 21, Inc.


Case Number

1:15-cv-01768

Court

New York Eastern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Jobs

Judge

Roslynn R. Mauskopf

Date Filed

April 1, 2015

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