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GENDA New York

The Time Is Now for Transgender Equality

Eòghann Renfroe | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Eòghann Renfroe

It is time for the New York State Senate to do the right thing and stop transgender New Yorkers from being treated like second-class citizens. It is time for Gov. Cuomo to become an integral part of this historic moment in transgender rights and call for the Senate to bring GENDA to a vote. It is time for GENDA to become law.

GENDA: Another Step Toward Full Equality

Hon. Richard Gottfried | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Hon. Richard Gottfried

Would you believe that in 2013, in the progressive state of New York, discrimination is still legal? It's true. One group of New Yorkers can be fired from their jobs, turned away from services and even evicted from their homes -- simply for being who they are: transgender New Yorkers.

Transgender Freedom Riders: The Fight For Transgender Equality In New York State

Laverne Cox | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Laverne Cox

On Tuesday, March 12, I woke up at 4:30 a.m. to meet with a group of representatives from Housing Works who, every Tuesday from January to June, travel to Albany, N.Y., to speak with New York state legislators to encourage them to pass the Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act.