California residents may be aware of the resignation of Roger Ailes from his position as CEO of the Fox News Channel. After running it for two decades, Ailes stepped down amid allegations that he sexually harassed female employees for years. A few days later, a guest on a CNN show expressed surprise that Ailes' accusers took so long to talk about the sexual harassment that they had experienced.
Many transgender people in California have faced discrimination in a variety of settings, including in their workplaces. While other groups have long enjoyed protected statuses under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, transgender workers across the nation have suffered from discrimination without much legal recourse.