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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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GOP-led N.Y. Senate blocks reparative therapy ban, transgender protections

Sunday, June 22, 2014
New York state capitol in Albany.
ALBANY, N.Y. -- The New York state Senate adjourned Friday without calling a vote on two LGBT-related bills passed by the Assembly -- one that would ban reparative therapy for minors, and another that would have added gender identity to ...

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N.Y. Senate adjourns without considering transgender protections bill

Saturday, June 22, 2013
ALBANY, N.Y. -- The New York state Senate adjourned early Saturday morning without taking a vote on the Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act (GENDA), a bill to prohibit discrimination on the basis of gender identity and expression in employment, housing, public ...

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New York marriage equality coalition plans rally at state capitol in Albany

Monday, June 20, 2011
A New York state Senate vote on whether to legalize same-sex marriage has been pushed back at least another day as the debate continues over religious exemptions, while hundreds of demonstrators on Monday rallied for and against the measure at ...

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New Yorkers United for Marriage new television ad: The Blumenthal’s story

Monday, June 6, 2011
New Yorkers United for Marriage continues its statewide TV campaign in support of marriage equality. In this new television commercial, Iris and Paul Blumenthal talk about wanting to see their son, and his partner of 11 years, be able to ...

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Gay rights advocates unite efforts to legalize same-sex marriage in New York

Wednesday, April 20, 2011
Andrew Cuomo, with daughters at a NY pride event
Gay-rights advocates in New York state announced Wednesday the formation of a new coalition to revive efforts towards legalizing same-sex marriage in the Empire state. ...

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