onsdag 13. april 2016

Job Discrimination Case Raises Questions of Transgender Rights in China

A labor arbitration panel in the southern province of Guizhou held a hearing on Monday in what is being described as China’s first transgender job discrimination case. A ruling is expected this month in the case, brought by a man born a woman, who said his former employer fired him for wearing men’s clothes. The 28-year-old plaintiff, who has been identified in Chinese state media only as Mr. C, said in an interview that he had considered himself a man and worn men’s clothes since college. Read more