• The real estate community should be familiar with laws that prohibit discrimination towards transgender people.
  • Federal laws bar such discrimination and 19 states explicitly along with many cities ban bias based on gender identity.
  • Prejudice persists, along with violence and employment discrimination.

LGBT think tank analyst Naomi Goldberg discusses transgender discrimination issues and why federal laws (and some state laws) that should prevent bias don’t always work.

Naomi Goldberg leads the Movement Advancement Project’s (MAP’s) policy work. Prior to joining MAP, Naomi was the 2008-2010 Peter J. Cooper Public Policy Fellow at the Williams Institute, UCLA School of Law, where her research focused on adoption and foster care, domestic partner benefits and the issues affecting older LGBT Americans.

Naomi received a Master of Public Policy from the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan and graduated magna cum laude from Mount Holyoke College. She lives in Chicago.

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