TLDEF And Empire Justice Center Celebrate Passage Of New York’s Gender Recognition Act

Today, the Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund (TLDEF) and the Empire Justice Center celebrated the passage of the NYS Gender Recognition Act (S.4402/A.5465) by the New York State legislature. Continue Reading →

NY Senate Updates Law On Real Estate “Salesmen” To Be Gender Inclusive

The New York State Senate passed legislation today, S.536, introduced by Senator Anna M. Kaplan,

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How To Recognize If You’re Being Discriminated Against

Being a worker or an employee doesn’t quite equate to being a slave. You have legal rights that are for you to enjoy as long as the government’s legal legitimacy exists. Continue Reading →

Join The Latinx/os And African Diaspora March In Harlem

A network of longstanding and younger members of the Latinx diaspora will march in Harlem on June 14, 2020, at 1 pm ET. Continue Reading →

Health Department Will Add Third Non-Binary Gender Category To NYC Death Certificates

The Health Department announced that starting next year, death certificates will include an “X” option for New Yorkers who do not identify as male or female. Continue Reading →


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