State Senator Anna M. Kaplan issued the following statement today following news that President Joe Biden had lifted restrictions against transgender service members in the U.S. military:
On this Transgender Day of Remembrance, State Senator Brad Hoylman, sponsor of legislation to repeal the so-called ‘Walking While Trans’ Ban (S.2253/A.654).
Human Rights Campaign and many others are deeply saddened to learn of the death of Lexi, a 33-year-old transgender woman killed in Harlem, New York on March 28, 2020.
Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza today announced the most comprehensive and affirming Guidelines for Supporting Transgender and Gender Expansive Students for New York City schools to date, and the Department Continue Reading →
Representative Adriano Espaillat released the following statement in response to today’s decisión by the U.S. Supreme Court to allow President Trump’s broad ban to prevent transgender individuals from serving in Continue Reading →
“I am appalled, I am angry and I am going to fight like hell on behalf of my transgender brothers and sisters,” said Harlem City Council speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito.
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