Gender Equality Bill Introduced to Senate - GENDA

Gender Equality Bill Introduced to Senate - GENDA

Senate Bill S1047 has been introduced into Senate. Many ofnua have advocated for GENDA and now it is moving forward.

Bill Link: https://www.nysenate.gov//legislation/bills/2019/S1047

Prohibits discrimination based on gender identity or expression; defines "gender identity or expression" as having or being perceived as having a gender identity, self image, appearance, behavior or expression whether or not that gender identity, self image, appearance, behavior or expression is different from that traditionally associated with the sex assigned to that person at birth; further includes offenses regarding gender identity or expression within the list of offenses subject to treatment as hate crimes.

 

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This is a groundbreaking moment in legislation. 

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