The Transgender Employment Resource Page.
In keeping with
Transgendered.net's concern for your well-being, here are some
very useful links that will help you in joining the workforce.
- Transgender Workplace Diversity Network:
Resource Network on transgender workplace diversity for HR managers, diversity professionals, lawyers, transgender employees and allies.
- Transgender Economic Empowerment Initiative (TEEI):
Matching dynamic people with sustainable jobs in safe workplaces.
Center for Gender Sanity:
A refuge from male/female dichotomies, sex-based stereotypes,
and other gender madness...They offer a Transitioning on the
Job Workshop for transsexual workers.
at Work.: A comprehensive site
on transgender issues in the workplace. Includes information
on health insurance, restroom access, nondiscrimination policies,
employee resource groups, legal protections, and more, plus links
to related sites.
- GAYWORK.com:. This is a new employment service for gay, lesbian,
bisexual, and transgendered workers. Employers and recruiters
can post job openings, and job seekers can post resumes. The
databases of both can be searched. Employers pay a small fee.
Because this service is very new, there are not a lot of postings
yet, but it could become a valuable resource for transgendered
workers and for employers seeking extraordinary talent.
- Transition in the Workplace by Diane Wilson: A first-person account of male-to-female transition
in the corporate world, by Diane Wilson.
- Gender Transition in the Workplace: Advice for the
Transitioning Employee.: Psychotherapist
Anne Vitale, PhD, offers advice to transsexuals contemplating
transitioning on the job.
- The International Journal of Transgenderism: Abstract of "Gender Transition in the Workplace,"
a presentation given at the XV Harry Benjamin International Gender
Dysphoria Association Symposium, Vancouver, September 1997.
- Transgenderism and Transition in the Workplace:. An article written for
HRC (Human Rights Campaign) by Dana Priesing, Esq. This article
provides an excellent outline of things to consider when deciding
whether to transition at work, including legal, employment and
personal factors; lists the steps to take once you have decided
to transition on your job; and gives a good overview of legal
- Transitions That Work:. Consulting services and
diversity training for employers who have transitioning workers.
- Transsexuals in the Work Place--A Guide For Employers: A short article answering a few questions employers
might have. Written by Barbara Chambers/Copeland, reproduced
from Gender Expressions Magazine.
- Transgender Nondiscrimination Statutes: A list of cities and states that have enacted nondiscrimination
laws that protect transsexuals, plus lots of other legal information.
Employment Discrimination:. Political efforts to end discrimination against transgendered
- Legal Aspects of Transsexualism:. Sr. Mary Elizabeth's in-depth examination of legal
aspects of transsexualism. Includes sections covering employment
practices and law in both the military and civilian arenas.
Transgendered and Transsexual Clients: An Overview of Selected
Legal Issues:. Shannon Minter's
overview of laws affecting transgendered people, including a
section on employment law.
The International Conference of Transgender Law and Employment
Policy posts relevant news items and makes available the proceedings
of its annual conferences.
Articles and Documents for Transgendered People:. This transgender legal
page includes news, legal documents, speeches and articles from
around the world, plus link to other sources of legal information.
- AEGIS On-Line Library:
A list of resources related to transgender employment, including
journal articles, books, and legal cases, can be downloaded at
this ftp site.
- Transsexual Workers:
An Employer's Guide and Working with a Transsexual: A Guide for
Coworkers by Janis Walworth. The
most recent and most comprehensive guides -- one for employers
and one for coworkers -- to help those who have transitioning
or other transgendered workers in their workplace can be ordered
online or by mail.
Phoenix Project: Dianna Cicotello (also known as Dana Cole), who has
been doing employment coaching and employer education and mediation
for transgender workers for over 15 years, offers her booklets,
"The Employer's Guide to Gender Transition" and "Changes--A
Co-Worker's Guide to Gender Transition," for sale.
Design Services:. Publications about transsexualism are can be ordered,
including "Medical, Legal & Workplace Issues for the
Transsexual" by Kirk Rothblatt, "The Transsexual's
Survival Guide II--Family, Friends, Employers" by Stringer,
and "True Selves--Understanding Transsexualism" by
Brown Rounsley. All have sections relating to employment.
Gender Center Catalog of Publications:
"The Employer's Guide to Gender Transition" by Cole
and "The Transsexual's Survival Guide II--Family, Friends,
Employers" by Stringer can be ordered on this page.
- Translegalities: Attorney Spencer Bergstedt's new book, Translegalities,
which is available in two editions--one for male-to-female, the
other for female-to-male--can be ordered on this page. It includes
a chapter on workplace issues.
- International Foundation for Gender Education:. IFGE's Synchronicity
bookstore, which offers over 70 books on transgenderism and gender,
crossdressing, transsexualism, and related topics.
us if you know of any other links that should be on this
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