THE LAW, POLITICS AND POLICY ISSUES OF LGBT
Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Biden is reversing Trump’s transgender military ban — but workplace discrimination remains a problem for LGBT Americans
Workplace discrimination can have a serious impact on transgender workers’ well-being, including their mental health.It is one of the reasons transgender individuals are twice as likely as the general population to be unemployed or to live in poverty, Jillian Weiss, the former executive director of the Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund, told MarketWatch in 2017.
“They have difficulty with finding housing and maintaining stability in their lives,” she said.