Transgender Woman’s Misgendering Claims Dismissed



​A transgender woman assigned to a government contract could not pursue a harassment claim based on co-workers’ misuse of pronouns and other slights she allegedly endured prior to her removal from the contract, the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland ruled.

In December 2012, the plaintiff was hired by CyberCore Technologies LLC, a professional services placement agency that provides skilled individuals to staff government contracts. CyberCore hired the plaintiff as a senior software engineer to work on a classified government contract managed by a federal government agency and the prime contractor, Northrop Grumman Corp. When hired, the plaintiff identified as a man.

In March 2013, the plaintiff began living full time as a woman….





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