September 21, 2006--West Chester, PA--West Chester is the newest community in Pennsylvania to prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity or expression in housing, employment, and public accommodations. "If people are not treated, they suffer tremendously," said Minter.
Authored by Assemblywoman Sally Lieber and Sponsored by Equality California, the bill puts California firmly on record as opposing a defendant's use of societal bias against their victim in order to decrease their own culpability for a crime.
For more information, visit the Transgender Law Center here. Transgendered inmates push for state-funded sex-change surgery...."People often have a knee-jerk reaction that public money shouldn't be spent on this," said Shannon Minter, a board member of the Transgender Law and Policy Institute.
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I overthink but I also over love I am Ryan looking for a relationship with a generous happy go lucky person that shares the same points of view I do you don't have to be perfect just kind generous loving and caring.For more information, vist the FAQ on the Sylvia Rivera Law Project's site here.September, 2006--San Francisco, CA--The nation's first bill to address use of panic strategies, the Gwen Araujo Justice for Victims Act (AB 1160), was signed into law today by California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger."Hoping to improve the possibilities of the transgender community, the budget committee of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Thursday, June 29, approved 0,000 in the 2006 budget toward the "Comprehensive Transgender Employment Initiative," an effort geared toward transgender economic empowerment.The unanimous vote –championed by Supervisors Bevan Dufty and the Transgender Law Center's Chris Daly – effectively earmarked 0,000 in general funds to increase opportunities for transgender employees and entrepreneurs through employment and mentorship programs." Full story here.As a consequence of the report's findings, the UK Government has announced that transgender will be a protected category (along with sex & gender; race & ethnicity; physical or mental disability; religion & faith; age; and sexual orientation) for the new Equalities and Human Rights Commission that starts work in October 2007. January 23, 2007--San Francisco, CA--Transgender Law Center seeks an Executive Director.