The first Congressional Hearing on transgender issues is happening at 10:30 a.m. EST today and is titled: "An Examination of Discrimination Against Trangender Americans in the Workplace."
There is a live webcast here (you may have to click on the link and then refresh the page to launch the player).
The people testifying are:
- Shannon Price Minter, Legal Director for National Center for Lesbian Rights (founding member of NCTE)
- Diane Schroer, Retired Colonel, US Army (member of NCTE)
- Diego Sanchez, Director of Public Relations and External Affairs for AIDS Action Committee of Massachusetts (Founding Board of Directors for NCTE) - and MTPC member!
- Sabrina Marcus Taraboletti, Former Space Shuttle Engineer (founding member of NCTE)
- Bill Hendrix, Chair of Gays, Lesbians, and Allies at Dow (GLAD) for Dow Chemical Company
- JC Miller, Partner at Thompson Hine
- Glen Lavy, Senior Counsel for Alliance Defense Fund