Why It Could Get Easier to Come Out as Transgender at Work

takepart.com – By Nicole Pasulka

In the late summer of 2010, Tamara Lusardi, whose birth name is Todd, informed a supervisor that she wanted to start transitioning from male to female at work. Tamara Lusardi had been working as a quality assurance specialist for the U.S. Army for six years. She had already legally changed her name from Todd to Tamara, updated her social security card to reflect that name and gender, and received letters from her doctor confirming that she was going to be living as a woman.