Bills Protect Gays in Employment Discrimination

When Meghan Stabler first revealed her plans for a medical and physical transition from male to female to a co-worker in 2004, she was nervous and fearful. 

“I worked with human resources to explain my story [to the company], a secret I had lived with since I was 5 years old” — that she identified as a woman, not as a man, she said Thursday. "Over a 12-month period, I had conversations with other executives, my department and [company] lawyers, and it was finally okay." In 2006, as an executive at BMC Software, Stabler had surgery to become a ...

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