Actress Olympia Dukakis on importance of the Equality Act; Mich. to consider offering a non-binary gender marker on driver’s licenses
WHAT WE’RE READING WEDNESDAY -- SURVEY SHOWS LGBTQ PEOPLE WHO TRAVEL FOR WORK OFTEN FACE DISCRIMINATION, HAVE SAFETY CONCERNS: “Companies need to be aware of the safety concerns their LGBT business travelers may have, and consider them in corporate mobility and travel safety protocols,” said Beck Bailey (@TheBeckBailey), Director of HRC’s Workplace Equality Program. Read more from VICE.
More than half of LGBTQ people say they have to choose between being visible and being safe when traveling. https://t.co/WgEWHCYPzi— VICE (@VICE) January 8, 2020
MICHIGAN WILL CONSIDER OFFERING A NON-BINARY GENDER MARKER ON DRIVER’S LICENSES: More from The Detroit News.
SAN FRANCISCO PUBLIC DEFENDER’S OFFICE HAS FILED A RESTRAINING ORDER AGAINST ICE: The order and request for an immediate hearing was filed after ICE transferred a trangender woman, Lexis Avilez, to a Texas detention facility. More from KPIX.
ILLINOIS SCHOOL DISTRICT TO ALLOW TRANSGENDER STUDENTS TO USE LOCKER ROOMS THAT MATCH THEIR GENDER IDENTITY FOUR YEARS AFTER STUDENTS SUE: More from the Associated Press.
GLOBAL EQUALITY NEWS
PAKISTAN IS NOW COVERING TRANSITION-RELATED HEALTH CARE FOR TRANSGENDER PEOPLE: More from Healthworld.
PHILIPPINES SUPREME COURT REJECTS AN APPEAL SEEKING THE LEGALIZATION OF SAME-SEX MARRIAGE: More from LGBTQ Nation.
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