The South Dakota Legislature approved House Bill 1008, which prohibits students from using the bathroom that does not correspond to their biological sex. The measure grew out of over-broad legislation and policy that requires school districts to “accommodate” the feelings of a person who “feels like” the opposite sex. This wrong-headed policy has been championed by the Obama administration’s Department of Education, which has twisted the meaning of Title IX beyond all recognition. Transgender bathroom bill awaits Daugaard’s signature HB 1008
Yasmick Jeune is a Gay Man who apparently sometimes also claims to be a Woman. He is also a citizen of Haiti. He was convicted of several crimes and subsequently faced deportation proceedings. He objected to deportation because he would suffer “persecution countrywide in Haiti on account of his sexual preference and/or transgenderism.”
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit rejected his petition. Jeune Decision Man Robbed By Woman Impostor _ NBC 6 South Florida
The U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada has held that a transgender plaintiff asserting a claim for sex discrimination is not required to respond to requests from the defendant about the status of his genitals.
Bradley Roberts is a Woman who identifies as a Man currently employed by Clark County School District (“CCSD”) as a police officer. He started as a part-time campus monitor in 1992 and was hired as a school police officer in March 1994. Biologically female, Roberts began formally transitioning to male in 2009. Continue reading “Roberts v. Clark Cnty. Sch. Dist. (USA)”
Employers must use transgender people’s preferred pronouns under the New York City Human Rights Law. The New York City Commission on Human Rights issued new guidelines to protect transgender and gender non-conforming New Yorkers in employment, public accommodations and housing. Under the city’s Human Rights Law, landlords, employers and businesses must refer to transgender people using their preferred pronouns. Transgender people must also have access to bathrooms consistent with their gender identity. The New York City Commission on Human Rights also warns that dress codes can be discriminatory. New York City Guidelines
A transgender woman was recently denied a driver’s license at a Baton Rouge Office of Motor Vehicles for not “suitably” looking like a man. The birth certificate of Alexandra Glover says he is a male with the birth name Dylan. When Glover arrived at the OMV, he wore a dress and makeup, which an OMV clerk said had to be removed if “you are actually man.”
At issue is a 1986 motor vehicle policy, which states: “At no time will an applicant be photographed when it is obvious he/she is misrepresenting his/her gender and/or purposely alternating his/her appearance in an effort which would “misguide/misrepresent” his/her identity.”