Woman Alleges She Was Fired by KFC for Being Transgender

February 29, 2016

America still has a lot of catching up to do regarding LGBT rights in the workplace

As America’s finest presidential candidates criss-cross the country, one side is talking about inclusion while the other preaches a message of exclusion, and ideas of acceptance and discrimination are playing out in small, local, everyday ways. Earlier this week a woman in Richmond, Va., claims she was fired by a local KFC restaurant manager about an hour after being hired once the manager found out she was transgender.

Georgia Carter contacted a local TV station in Richmond after she received a phone call from…