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Stereotypical views block transsexual's promotion

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    Bourne v (1) Roberts and (2) The Post Office [1999] ET/2901402/98 (0 other reports)

A transsexual postal worker who was not promoted because of his manager's stereotypical assumptions was unlawfully discriminated against on the grounds of sex, holds a Shrewsbury employment tribunal (Chair: J Corcoran) in Bourne v (1) Roberts and (2) The Post Office.

Mold-based postal worker Steve Bourne, who was born female, informed his manager, Mr Roberts, in May 1997, that he had decided to undergo gender reassignment.