Harlem Rep. Espaillat Applauds Supreme Court Decision Affirming Federal Anti-Discriminatory Laws To Protect LGBTQ Employees

Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat issued the following statement on the 6-3 ruling by the United States Supreme Court that discrimination based on sexual orientation and transgender status violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.: Continue Reading →

Senator Hoylman Announces New Legislation To Collect Data On COVID-19’s Impact On NY’s LGBTQ Community

Today, Senator Brad Hoylman announced new legislation to require New York State to collect and maintain data related to the sexual orientation and gender identity of New Yorkers diagnosed with COVID-19. 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 →