Saks Fifth Avenue Says Transgender Employees Are Not Protected Against DiscriminationHigh-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.
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.
Arcade Fire‘s Pro LGBT 'We Exist' Video Blasted For Leaving Out Real TranssexualsFor Arcade Fire‘s new video for “We Exist,” the band dresses Spider-Man actor Andrew Garfield in drag and set him loose through Coachella.
LGBT Americans Get New Protections After GOP Drops Anti-Violence Act OppositionHouse 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.
More Companies Cover Transgender SurgeryLarge corporations, including Coca-Cola, Wells Fargo and Walt Disney, have expanded their insurance coverage to meet the needs of transgender workers.