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A man is suing his employers in China's first transgender discrimination case

April 12, 2016 - Uncategorized

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A 28-year-old Chinese man who was born a woman is suing his employers for discrimination, after he was fired for “not conforming to traditional notions” of gender.

The man, identified as Mr. C in some reports and Liu by Chinese papers, worked for Ciming Checkup, a medical services company, in south China’s Guiyang as a sales person. He told a local paper that he had not disclosed his female gender when applying for the job, but noted that the company was aware of his “special gender situation.”

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He’s suing because despite this, he was let go after a week and told that the company was not happy with his expression of gender and that he was dressed as a man, he said. Read more…

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Source: Mashable

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