Senator Anna M. Kaplan Statement On Transgender Military Service Ban Being Lifted

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: Continue Reading →


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New York City Kicks Off ‘16 Days of Activism’ Against Gender-Based Violence

Today, the Mayor’s Office to End Domestic and Gender-Based Violence (ENDGBV) and the Commission on Gender Equity (CGE) begins New York City’s 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, Continue Reading →


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Big Freedia And Shea Diamond Performing In Virtual Fundraiser For Black Trans Organization

The Unique Woman’s Coalition announced today it will be holding their virtual fundraiser event Unique Woman’s Coalition Community Celebration on July 11, 2020 at 3 pm PT / 6 pm ET. Continue Reading →


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HRC And Others Mourn The Passing Of Lexi, A Transgender Woman Killed In Harlem

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. Continue Reading →


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Senator Brad Hoylman On Policy Change Allowing Trans Youth To Change Gender Marker On Birth Certificates

Senator Brad Hoylman (D/WF-Manhattan) released the following statement today in response to Attorney General Letitia James’ announcement. Continue Reading →


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Harlem Council Speaker Mark-Viverito At Trump Transgender Ban Rally In Times Square

“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. Continue Reading →


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