Gov. Cuomo Signs Gender Recognition Act, Expanding Protections For Transgender And Non-Binary New YorkersThe bill allows New Yorkers to update their state identifications and birth certificates with a gender-neutral “X” designation.
Takeaways From International Transgender Day Of Visibility: Language Matters, Especially PronounsLanguage matters. That's the message many are sharing on International Transgender Day of Visibility, which recognizes the men and women living authentically as how they see themselves.
N.J. School District Approves Policy Allowing Bathroom Use Based On Gender IdentityThe Pascack Valley Regional High School District has approved a policy that would allow students to use restrooms and locker rooms based on their gender identity.
De Blasio Signs Bill Allowing Use Of Bathrooms, Locker Rooms Based On Gender IdentityNew York City has enacted a regulation that ensures people visiting city facilities can use restrooms or locker rooms aligned with their gender identity.
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.