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Implications for Supreme Court’s LGBT Employment Discrimination Decision for Federal Employees

June 18, 2020 10:25 AM

What are the implications for federal employees from the recent Supreme Court decision on workplace discrimination?

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“LOVE Act” and the State Department

May 12, 2019 11:10 AM , Updated May 20, 2019 10:07 AM

Recently introduced legislation would require the State Department to take actions for firing employees decades ago based on sexual orientation.

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Legislation Reintroduced to Reform TSA’s Transgender Passenger Screening Process

August 8, 2018 11:16 AM , Updated August 16, 2018 8:41 AM

One lawmaker is making a second attempt to push the TSA to develop gender neutral screening procedures at airports.

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Extension of Defense Department Ban on Transgender Military Service Still On Hold Following Court Decision

August 7, 2018 10:01 AM , Updated August 15, 2018 11:30 AM
Extension of Defense Department Ban on Transgender Military Service Still On Hold Following Court Decision

The government tried unsuccessfully to convince the district court to throw out a legal challenge to transgender individuals serving in the military.

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Federal Employee Perceptions About Sexual Orientation Discrimination

May 18, 2017 1:33 PM
Federal Employee Perceptions About Sexual Orientation Discrimination

The author says that MSPB’s Merit Principles Survey provides insight into the perceptions of sexual orientation discrimination against LGBT federal employees.

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TSA Releases Guidance on Screening for Transgender Travelers

April 22, 2017 7:38 AM

The TSA has published an informational video for transgender air travelers about what they can expect from screening procedures.

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Trump Administration to Revoke Federal Transgender Bathroom Guidance for Public Schools

February 22, 2017 3:38 PM

The Trump administration has revoked guidelines issued by federal agencies under the Obama administration which instructed public schools to allow transgender students to use their preferred restroom facilities.

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Kerry Issues Formal Apology for Past Discrimination Against State Department Employees

January 9, 2017 3:42 PM , Updated January 12, 2017 7:43 AM

Outgoing Secretary of State John Kerry issued a formal apology today to his agency’s LGBT employees for any transgressions they may have suffered due to their sexual orientation.

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Legislation Introduced to Reform TSA’s Screening Procedures for Transgender Travelers

December 6, 2016 11:45 AM , Updated December 9, 2016 7:58 AM

Legislation has been introduced in the House that would require the TSA to reform its security screening procedures to be more accommodating to transgender travelers.

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Transgender Federal Employees Can Now Use Their Preferred Restrooms in Federal Buildings

August 18, 2016 1:18 PM , Updated August 23, 2016 3:19 PM

A memo published in the Federal Register gives transgender federal employees the right to use restrooms that correspond to their preferred gender identity.

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