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New York Gender Expression Non Discrimination Act

GENDA: Another Step Toward Full Equality

Hon. Richard Gottfried | Posted 08.19.2013 | Gay 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 06.24.2013 | Gay 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.

Transgender Politics: Michael Long And The New York Conservative Party Are Short On Tolerance

Steven Kurlander | Posted 04.30.2013 | Gay Voices
Steven Kurlander

There's a new law being proposed in Albany, the Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act (GENDA), which calls for protections against discrimination for New York's transgender population. It passed the Assembly last week, but New York's Conservative Party is blocking it in the Senate.