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Transgender Non-Discrimination Bill Passes New York Assembly

Jim Burroway

June 4th, 2008

Many people have argued that the state of Transgender advocacy is at about where LGB (without the T) advocacy was ten or twenty years ago. Which makes this development especially important. On June 3, the state assembly voted overwhelmingly (102-33!) to to amend the state’s human rights law to include anti-discrimination protections for gender identity and expression.

The bill’s prospects in the Senate are uncertain, where Republicans hold a slim majority. Gov. Paterson has indicated that he will sign the bill if it reaches his desk.



June 4th, 2008 | LINK

Woo hoo! New York’s been on a role lately.

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