The Texas Department of Criminal Justice (“TDCJ”) announced that today it will place Lambda Legal client Passion Star in Safekeeping as had been requested in an emergency motion filed earlier this month to protect her from further sexual assault and threats to her life. Passion Star is a transgender woman currently incarcerated in a TDCJ male facility.
On Wednesday, Connecticut’s Department of Social Services announced a change in the state’s Medicaid policy to provide coverage for medically necessary healthcare for transgender people.
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Lambda Legal and Gregory Packaging, Inc. today jointly announced the resolution of a lawsuit filed on behalf of Chanse Cox, who was dismissed from his job as a machine operator at Gregory Packaging’s Suncup juice manufacturing facility in Georgia after reporting he has HIV.
Today, the Indiana House of Representatives, with a vote of 63-31, passed a bill designed to allow private businesses, individuals and organizations to discriminate against anyone in Indiana on religious grounds.