A former U.S. Army Special Forces commander passed over for a job as a terrorism analyst at the federal Library of Congress because he was in the process of becoming a woman won a discrimination lawsuit on Friday. Diane Schroer said her job offer was retracted after the former David Schroer disclosed he would start becoming Diane. Advocates called the ruling groundbreaking because a federal judge has now ruled that discriminating against someone for changing genders is sex discrimination under federal law.
Transsexual Wins Federal Discrimination Lawsuit
The Associated Press
September 22, 2008