- (1) Everyone has the right to work, to free choice of employment, to just and favourable conditions of work and to protection against unemployment.
- (2) Everyone, without any discrimination, has the right to equal pay for equal work.
- (3) Everyone who works has the right to just and favourable remuneration ensuring for himself and his family an existence worthy of human dignity, and supplemented, if necessary, by other means of social protection.
- (4) Everyone has the right to form and to join trade unions for the protection of his interests.
owhere is that point driven home more clearly than for TBLG persons of color.whose humanity is constantly under attack.
There’s also nothing more dehumanizing, stress inducing and deflating to your self esteem as when you don’t have a job. The reverse is true when you have one. The fact that we transpeople have to pay for the privilege of being our kind of rainbow person exacerbates that.
It costs money for hormones, the medical visits, electrolysis/laser, surgery, and identity paperwork changes. That’s before we even begin to touch on paying for food, shelter and clothing out of whatever income you earn and don’t have budgeted for transition purposes. In the United States, we also have to deal with the reality that