Transgender Cop in Conn. Files Complaint
A transgender police officer in Connecticut has filed a complaint with a state agency alleging her supervisors created a hostile work environment because of her gender identity.
Francesca Quaranta said her Middletown colleagues were initially supportive, but she began to face hostility from some over time and the situation became so bad she took paid leave. She filed a complaint in October asking the state Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities to investigate her claims of discrimination and harassment.
"I realized there was no resolution," Quaranta said. "It was not about hair. It’s not about nails. It’s not about makeup. It’s about the fact they don’t…..