Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. May -- The Supreme Court rules that discrimination based on "sex stereotyping" -- such as denying a promotion to a woman because she's not feminine enough -- violates the Civil Rights Act of If adopted, such a definition could exclude transgender people from existing federal civil rights protections in educationemployment and access to health care. Section of the act bans discrimination based on sex and other characteristics in federally funded health care programs and activities. And many states have already passed their own laws protecting the transgender community. The big danger was that women avoided the debate.
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Chinese court dismisses same-sex marriage lawsuit. The court held that discriminating against someone for not conforming to gender stereotypes is sex-based discrimination. It remains to be seen what a new version of Section would look like. Lawyers and experts who spoke to CNN said that HHS' involvement suggests the move is linked to the effort to rewrite Johansson is a cisgender female, so her casting in the role just really did not make sense.
Oh my god… Trans girl superhero. Experts say the administration cannot undo decades of case law protecting transgender people through bans on sex discrimination and sex stereotyping. We should be able to be adult. Equality marchers push for progress on LGBT rights. At that time, however, she had no idea about the onslaught of transphobic comments she would receive in the weeks and months to come. And many states have already passed their own laws protecting the transgender community.