Since 2011, Meggan Sommerville has been suing her employer Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. and fighting for her right to use the restroom that matches her gender identity, a right that her employer of 16 years says they’ll only acknowledge once she submits proof of gender confirmation surgery. Meggan is legally recognized as female on her identity documents, and also by her employer’s health plan. In light of the Supreme Court recent ruling in favor of Hobby Lobby, Meggan’s case has caused many news outlets to question how religious exemptions are being used to deny transgender people access to the same employment opportunities as their non-transgender co-workers.View Article
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Congratulations to the transgender people born in New York who can now access accurate and consistent identity documents thanks to the state’s welcome change in policy for amending birth certificates. The state will now issue a new birth certificate once a transgender person provides an affidavit from a medical provider stating the person has received […]View Article birth certificates, id, id docs, new york