Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Oklahoma College Discriminated Against Transgender Professor, Justice Dept. Says

The Chronicle of Higher Education
March 31st, 2015

The U.S. Justice Department has sued Southeastern Oklahoma State University, alleging it discriminated against a transgender professor, Reuters reports. According to the lawsuit, Rachel Tudor, an assistant professor of English, was denied tenure because of her gender, and then was fired when she complained. “The university is confident in its legal position and its adherence to all applicable employment laws,” the university said in a statement.

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