Businesses Can’t Fire Trans Employees for Religious Reasons, Federal Appeals Court Rules in Landmark Decision

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who opposes protections for transgender employees. NOAH BERGER/Getty Images On Wednesday, the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits employment discrimination against transgender people. It also held that employers may not use the Religious Freedom Restoration Act Read more…

Why Transgender People Experience More Mental Health Issues

It has nearly everything to do with the way they are treated. By Katherine Schreiber Individuals who identify as transgender tend to experience higher rates of mental healthissues than the general population. While approximately 6.7 percent of the general United States population suffers from depressionand 18 percent grapple with some iteration of an anxiety disorder, nearly half of all individuals who identify as Read more…