In July of 2015, a new low-cost legal services agency dedicated to assisting transgender individuals in New England went live: Transformative Justice Legal Service (TJLS). This law practice, along with  is proud to be a chief supporter of TJLS. Updates and a link to TJLS new survey of the legal needs for transgender individuals can be found on its Facebook page

More broadly, the national and regional picture for transgender equality and employment protections is changing. The EEOC recently solidified its long-developing position on anti-discrimination protections by formally announcing that it considers discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity to be forms of sex discrimination. This should come as a welcome clarification to all workers and employers.