In America You Can Still Get Fired For Being Gay Or Trans you can still get fired from your job for being gay or transgender in 28 states. While researchers have yet to determine whether changes in hormones lead to changes in sexual orientation, for many trans lesbians, the logic. A gay biology teacher has taken down anti- trans trolls using nothing but hard science. Neither the gay nor the ally community has been free of having to deal with the " ick factor," and there is just as much trans homophobia as there is gay. One of the earliest rifts between advocates for trans rights and those leading the charge for gay and lesbian rights happened when L&G rights. She now lectures on “ trans fertility and reproductive rights.” Most do not understand what a seismic shift in language is being pushed here.