Tuesday, April 21, 2009

New York State Assembly Passes Bill Banning Transgender Discrimination

April 21, 2009 We thank the New York State Assembly for voting by a wide margin today to amend the state’s human rights law to include anti-discrimination protections based upon gender identity and expression. The Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act (GENDA, A.5710) provides crucial civil rights protections for transgender New Yorkers by banning discrimination in housing, employment, credit, public accommodations, and other areas of everyday life.

Read the statement released by the Empire State Pride Agenda:


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