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What is Bernie Sanders going to do for me so far as job protections and being able to be hired in the first place?
A little about myself,
I'm a transgender black man living in Virginia. I moved here from California late last year. I mostly left because of the cost of living. It was just not affordable on my wage even though I receive disability from the VA, but the state politics were enough for me to maintain employment. Obviously I'm a veteran(I don't support imperialism. I was a poor black kid living in a segregated bigoted town in FL and didn't know what else to do to escape). I have a B.Sc in accounting and while I was on active duty, I was an electrician. While in California, I worked a few data entry jobs and accounts receivable.
Since moving to VA, I haven't been able to find a steady employment. I've had 1 temp job since I moved here. It only lasted for three months. I have interviewed about 20+ times and I've yet to be hired. This would be totally fine if I was applying to jobs I am not qualified for. I've applied for retail, fast food, accounts receivable, accounts payable, bookkeeping, a carwash, maintenance, apprenticeships etc. I don't care, I just need some money. I have a partner whom I'm married to and two dogs. We are doing OK with the money we get from the VA. We don't go out or eat out. We cook everyday.
Anyway, after the background check for the jobs I have applied fo are complete, they aren't calling me back. Even though they tell me if everything comes back fine they'll call me back or the job is mine. I know it's because they can see that I've changed my name from a feminine one to a masculine one. The background check is basically outing me as trans and I have no idea what to do. Some days I just want to give up on life completely.
I just want to know what Bernie has planned for addressing this. Ive tried to look online but I haven't found anything substantial and most of the people I ask this question just ignore me or block me(I'm thinking about traveling to a town hall with the hopes of being able to ask him myself). I need a candidate who I feel like is looking out for me.