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Thursday, November 23, 2006

Settlement reached in transgender case

A transgender woman from Arvada who said she was fired after she announced she planned to have sex-change surgery has reached a settlement with her former employer.

Danielle Cornwell, who lived most of her life as David, will return to work next month as part of a settlement with Intermountain Testing Company of Englewood, according to a statement released today by the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Center of Denver.


Probe into death of transgender ordered

Chennai, Nov 22: The Madras High Court yesterday ordered a probe into the "suicide" of a transgender inside a police station here, allegedly due to sexual harassment by the personnel there.

Acting on a petition filed by Jayalakshmi, sister of the deceased, Pandian, the Bench comprising Chief Justice A P Shah and Justice K Chandru held that the court was unwilling to make any observation on the contention of both the parties with regard to the death.

The Bench directed the Under-Secretary, Tamil Nadu Legal Service Authority, Akbar Ali to probe and submit a report within two months.