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Cuomo demands better protections for transgender students

Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-N.Y.)
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is calling on the state Education Department to do a better job of protecting transgender students from harassment and discrimination in the classroom. ...

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New York governor Andrew Cuomo officiates gay couple’s wedding, his first

Monday, June 29, 2015
New York governor Andrew Cuomo officiates the wedding of David Turley and Peter Thiede in front of the Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village, Sunday, June 28, 2015.
Cuomo made use of some newly granted powers to officiate at his first wedding, that of a same-sex couple who wed outside a Greenwich Village bar where police harassment of patrons sparked three days of riots in 1969. ...

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New York State Fair to hold its first ever LGBT pride day

Monday, June 22, 2015
The New York State Fair will celebrate LGBT pride on Aug. 28.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo says a celebration of New York's LGBT community will take place on Friday, August 28th to formalize what has been an informal gathering at the fair by members of the LGBT community. ...

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New York, Connecticut governors lift bans on state-funded travel to Indiana

Sunday, April 5, 2015
Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-N.Y.)
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy on Saturday lifted their bans on some state-funded travel to Indiana, citing changes made to a religious-objections law that had spurred concern about anti-gay discrimination. ...

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N.Y. governor Andrew Cuomo bans all non-essential, state‑funded travel to Indiana

Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-N.Y.)
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has banned all non-essential, state-funded travel to Indiana after that state adopted a religious freedom law that critics say opens the door to discrimination against gays and lesbians. ...

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Governor Andrew Cuomo urges civil rights law for transgender New Yorkers

Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-N.Y.)
Gov. Andrew Cuomo says in his state of the state speech Wednesday that the Legislature should pass a bill to add "gender identity or expression" as a protected class. ...

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New York officials propose coverage for transgender healthcare under Medicaid

Wednesday, December 17, 2014
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Proposed regulations would cover hormone therapy and sex reassignment surgery for low-income New Yorkers under the state's Medicaid program. ...

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Cuomo calls on N.Y. legislature to outlaw gender identity discrimination

Thursday, August 21, 2014
Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-N.Y.)
ALBANY, N.Y. -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is calling on the state to outlaw discrimination against transgender people, saying gender identity and expression should be included in the state's civil rights law alongside race, religion and disability. In a ...

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N.Y. governor Andrew Cuomo unveils plan to end AIDS epidemic

Monday, June 30, 2014
Andrew Cuomo
ALBANY, N.Y. -- New York state can end its three-decade HIV crisis by the year 2020, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Sunday as he announced an ambitious plan to deliver a knockout blow to the epidemic by boosting testing, reducing new ...

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Cuomo gives GOP senator who voted for N.Y. marriage equality $90K job

Wednesday, September 4, 2013
James Alesi
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo has given a former Republican senator who was a key to the legalization of gay marriage a $90,000-a-year job in a move a religious conservative group called payback for the critical vote. ...

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