EQUALITY NEW YORK PAC ENDORSES CHALLENGERS TO IDC MEMBERS AND FELDER

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Press Release NEW YORK, NY – Equality New York PAC (EQNY PAC), the New York State political entity seeking to elect candidates who support Trans, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Queer, Questioning, and Intersex people and their families, is proud to endorse John C. Liu, Jessica Ramos, Zellnor Myrie, Robert Jackson, Alessandra Biaggi, Julie Goldberg, Rachel May, and Blake Morris for New …

Happy Edie Windsor Day!

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To celebrate Edie Windsor Day on June 20th, download this PDF, print it out, and post a picture of you, your family, or your team with it. Use #EdieWindsorDay and tell the world about your commitment to LGBTQI equality and justice! (Or download this image to post directly to social media.) On June 20th, 2018, Edie’s birthday, Governor Cuomo issued …

Why YOU Need to Show Up for LGBTQI Advocacy Day on May 8

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Trump & Pence are attacking transgender and lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer and intersex New Yorkers. We need to make New York State a “sanctuary” for ourselves and our fellow New Yorkers. But right now, NYS is NOT securely protecting these folks. 19 states (plus DC and PR), including Utah (yes, Utah) have a transgender nondiscrimination law, but not NY. 9 …

On the Passing of Representative Louise Slaughter

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Equality New York joins LGBTQI communities across New York in mourning the loss of Congresswoman Louise Slaughter, a steadfast advocate and forceful leader for equality and civil rights. Louise committed her life to serving the people of Western New York, first in the Monroe County Legislature and the New York State Assembly, then over three decades in the US House …

We’re Hiring!

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We’re excited to announce a search for our first organizer! EQNY is seeking a part-time short-term organizer who will focus on the 2018 LGBTQI Advocacy Day in Albany, NY. The role will be to work with a dedicated coalition of organizations and activists to ensure that Advocacy Day on May 8th is a success. We are reviewing applications on a rolling …

New York City Files Amicus Brief On Behalf Of 65 Jurisdictions In Support Of Enforcing Colorado Anti-Discrimination Law

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THE CITY OF NEW YORK OFFICE OF THE MAYOR NEW YORK, NY 10007 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 30, 2017 CONTACT: pressoffice@cityhall.nyc.gov, (212) 788-2958 NEW YORK CITY FILES AMICUS BRIEF ON BEHALF OF 65 JURISDICTIONS IN SUPPORT OF ENFORCING COLORADO ANTI-DISCRIMINATION LAW  Urges Supreme Court to deny Colorado baker’s request to turn away LGBTQ customers NEW YORK— New York City, Los Angeles, …

First Lady Chirlane McCray Launches NYC Unity Project, First Ever Citywide Commitment to Support LGBTQ You

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PRESS RELEASE: City will initially invest $4.8 million in a multi-agency effort to expand holistic services for LGBTQ youth, including a new drop in shelter, inclusive education, employment training and transgender healthcare NEW YORK—In the face of dangerous, divisive rhetoric and policies coming from the Trump administration targeting the LGBTQ community, First Lady Chirlane McCray today launched the NYC Unity …

On the Passing of Edie Windsor

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Our community has lost a giant today. Edie Windsor’s tenacious and tireless fight to ensure all LGBT Americans had the right to marry who they love will go down in history as a pivotal moment in the Civil Rights movement. We have always felt a certain pride that she was a New Yorker, representing the best of what this city …

COALITION TO PROTECT AMERICAN SERVICEMEMBERS CALLS ON PRESIDENT TRUMP TO RESCIND RESTRICTIONS ON TRANSGENDER TROOPS

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEW YORK, NY — August 26, 2017 — The Coalition to Protect American Servicemembers (CPAS), a group of organizations joining together in a nonpartisan effort, dedicated to honoring and protecting all those who have served and are currently serving in the military, today released the following statement in response to the announcement that President Donald Trump signed …

Statement on Endorsement of Reverend Ruben Diaz, Sr., by ally New York City Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez

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Equality New York PAC was disappointed to learn that New York City Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez made a formal announcement yesterday endorsing Reverend Ruben Diaz, Sr., for City Council at a local event. Diaz, Sr., is a known enemy of civil rights for LGBTQI people. Council Member Rodriguez’s endorsement of Diaz, Sr., came only weeks after receiving the endorsement of New …