By Henry J. Gomez, The Plain DealerNovember 30, 2009, 1:45PMCLEVELAND, Ohio -- A push to outlaw transgender discrimination is likely to pass at tonight's City Council meeting.For months, transgender rights advocates have been lobbying council members to support the measure, which Councilman Joe Santiago introduced more than a year ago.The legislation would make it illegal to fire someone or deny housing to someone because of their gender identity or expression."Transgendered people are the most vulnerable of our community,” Sue Doerfer, executive director of the LGBT Community Center of Greater Cleveland, said in an e-mail. “This legislation will provide protections that are essential to the lives and well-being of the transgendered.”....
Monday, November 30, 2009
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