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Transgender man sues loan company over sex bias claim

Transgender man sues loan company over sex bias claim

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A 21-year-old transgender man says in a sex discrimination lawsuit that he was forced to leave his job at a Mississippi-based loan company once officials there found out he was born a woman but dressed and acted like a man.

Tristan Broussard filed suit on Monday against First Tower Loan LLC., a financial loan company based in Flowood, Mississippi, with offices in Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Missouri and Illinois.

Broussard charges he was forced to leave his job at its Lake Charles, Louisiana, offices in March 2013 after a company executive found out he was listed on his driver's license as female. He charges that the executive demanded he dress and act like a woman, something he refused to do.

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