Cuomo Issues Executive Order To Add Gender Identity To Anti-Bias RulesNew York state Gov. Andrew Cuomo has elected to use his executive power to expand the state’s anti-discrimination rules to protect transgender state residents.
Seen At 11: More Men Participating In Activities Thought To Be Traditionally For FemalesAs CBS2 reported, gender lines are blurring and men seem to be embracing wearing skirts and high heels and getting manicures and facials.
Cuomo Calls To Outlaw Transgender DiscriminationIn a letter to the Empire State Pride Agenda dated Tuesday, Cuomo said transgender people face significant discrimination, citing surveys that show three-fourths of transgender New Yorkers experience workplace harassment or mistreatment.
Proposed State Law Would Ban Discrimination Based On Gender IdentityProposed New York state legislation would protect gender identity or expression from discrimination, and subject any violator to a potential hate crime prosecution.
Connecticut House Passes Transgender Rights BillThe bill would include "gender identity or expression'' as a protected characteristic along with race, national origin, sex and other attributes under current state law. It now moves to the Senate.