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A sign is posted on the exterior of a Saks Fifth Avenue store on July 29, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Saks Fifth Avenue Says Transgender Employees Are Not Protected Against Discrimination

High-end retailer Saks & Co. has asked a Texas federal court to dismiss a discrimination lawsuit filed against the company by a former Saks Fifth Avenue employee, arguing that transgender people are not protected by the 1964 Civil Rights Act.

01/13/2015

Traffic jam in the center of Moscow. (JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images)

Russia Bans Gay Drivers To ‘Reduce Deaths From Traffic Accidents’

Decree Number 1604 gives officials the right to deny drivers licenses to people with certain “disorders.” The list includes everything from sexual preference and gender identity, to schizophrenia and pathological gambling.

01/08/2015

The 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards

Arcade Fire‘s Pro LGBT ‘We Exist’ Video Blasted For Leaving Out Real Transsexuals

For Arcade Fire‘s new video for “We Exist,” the band dresses Spider-Man actor Andrew Garfield in drag and set him loose through Coachella.

05/23/2014

U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, DC (Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

LGBT Americans Get New Protections After GOP Drops Anti-Violence Act Opposition

House Republicans raised the white flag Thursday on extending domestic violence protections to gays, lesbians and transsexuals after months of resisting an expansion of the Violence Against Women Act.

02/28/2013

Surgery

More Companies Cover Transgender Surgery

Large corporations, including Coca-Cola, Wells Fargo and Walt Disney, have expanded their insurance coverage to meet the needs of transgender workers.

CBS San Francisco–02/21/2011

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