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January 18, 2019

On January 15th, the New York State legislature made history, passing the Gender Non-Discrimination Act (GENDA) and banning conversion therapy across New York State. 

GENDA, which updates New York State’s antidiscrimination laws to add gender identity and gender express...

November 16, 2018

For decades, Title IX has been an important tool for students and activists, paving the way for increased equality in education for girls, women, and gender nonbinary students. But today, the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights released proposed rule...

October 30, 2018

Last year, as the #MeToo movement rocked our nation, New York took the lead in passing new laws to combat sexual harassment in the workplace. Some of the new laws went into effect this month. Here is what all New York employers and employees should know:

As of October 9...

October 23, 2018

The Supreme Court has begun its new term, and the Gender Equality Law Center is closely watching several petitions that would give the Court the opportunity to rule upon critical LGBTQ workplace protections. 

Most notably, several petitions would ask the Court to determ...

September 19, 2018

The Gender Equality Law Center wishes all students a safe and healthy start to the 2018 school year. All students — whether they are beginning kindergarten or graduate school — should know that federal law protects them from discrimination based on sex, including sexua...

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