POTTSVILLE, UNITED STATES
The Wider Image: Fighting for transgender rights in the U.S.
Kate Lynn Blatt once lived as a woman at home but went to work in a battery factory as a man, a painful phase in her gender transition that would later propel her to the forefront of a constitutional battle for transgender rights in America. She decided to start over, interviewing as a woman for a new job with the outdoor equipment and apparel retail chain Cabela's Inc, landing it, and finally leaving her life as a male behind. A six-year transition, starting from when she graduated high school, was finally over. However, Blatt is suing Cabela's for sex discrimination, saying she was subjected to all manner of humiliation by superiors and co-workers during the six months she worked as a seasonal stocker in 2006 and 2007. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton THE IMAGES SHOULD ONLY BE USED TOGETHER WITH THE STORY - NO STAND-ALONE USES. SEARCH "KATE LYNN BLATT" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "THE WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY Matching text USA-LGBT/