The following article by Joe McCormack was featured on Advocate.com on August 22, 2013. View the original source here.
An executive recruiter argues that education and protections are essential to combating discrimination against transgender people in the hiring process.I met my first out transgender candidate for a corporate position 13 years ago. We had arranged to meet at a coffee shop north of Los Angeles, and I awaited our rendezvous with some trepidation. At precisely 10 a.m. a very tall and stylishly dressed woman arrived for our meeting. Ms. R, as I will call her, would not have passed easily as