Search for
Home > Society > Transgendered > Law >

New! Submit a site
whatUseek Collection Sites (submit a site ):
Give your site great placement in this category in as little as two business days!

whatUseek Directory Site Listings:
Brockton MA Court Rules in Favor of Transgender Student (2000) - Positive: A Massachusetts Superior Court ruled that a middle school may not prohibit a transgender student from expressing her gender identity even if that expression does not conform with the sex ascribed to her at birth.
Columbia High Court Restricts Intersex Genital Mutilation (1999) - Positive: two decisions restricting the ability of parents and doctors to operate on children born with atypical genitals. Press release in English, brief and opinion are in Spanish.
Couple fights for son, 6, they say is girl at heart - "A Westerville couple is fighting to regain custody of their 6-year-old boy, whom they said was taken by social workers because they let the child dress and act like he's a girl," a news story from the Columbus Dispatch.
Hernandez-Montiel v. Immigration and Naturalization Service (9th Cir., 2000) - Positive: A U.S. federal court of appeals finds that a transgendered Mexican woman "had a well-founded fear of future persecution and was entitled to asylum and withholding of deportation."
In Re Robert Henry McIntyre (1998) - Positive: Pennsylvania Supreme Court overturns lower court decision requiring a transsexual women to have surgery before legal name change.
Littleton v. Prange (1999) - Negative: Texas appellate court negates 7-year marriage of Christie Lee Littleton because she was born male-bodied. Site also contains documents related to the litigation.
Maffei v. Kolaeton Industries, Inc. (1995) - Positive: a state court in New York City finds that the New York City Human Right Law's prohibition against "gender" discrimination applies to a transsexual man.
Rachel Horsham v. United Kingdom (1998) - Contains the complete case documents of Rachel Horsham v. United Kingdom, judged at the European Court of Human Rights, Strasbourg, France, July 1998.
Rosa v. Park West Bank (1st Cir., 2000) - Positive: a federal Court of Appeals found that federal sex discrimination laws applies to an individual who was discriminated against for cross-dressing, and suggested that Ulane is no longer good law.
Schwenk v. Hartford (9th Cir., 2000) - Positive: a federal Court of Appeals found that discrimination "because one fails to act in the way expected of a man or woman" may violate federal sex discrimination laws.
Ulane v. Eastern Airlines (7th. Cir., 1984) - Negative: a federal Court of Appeals ruled a transsexual woman was not discriminated against "because she is female, but because Ulane is a transsexual." Upheld by the Supreme Court.
Help build the largest human-edited directory on the web.
  Submit a Site - Open Directory Project - Become an Editor  
About   Help   Content Filter   Terms   Privacy Policy

© 2018 whatUseek