Politics

Syracuse Councilors Vote To Ban Discrimination Against Transgender People

Syracuse Councilors Vote To Ban Discrimination Against Transgender People

The Syracuse Common Council this afternoon passed a local law extending civil rights to all people regardless of “gender expression.” The law prohibits discrimination in employment, public accommodations, housing, school, commercial space and public services, and provides victims with legal grounds to sue in civil court.

U.S. Military Group Picks Trans Woman As Leader

U.S. Military Group Picks Trans Woman As Leader

The new head of the country’s leading LGBT military organization is Allyson Robinson, a former commissioned officer in the Army who most recently worked at the Human Rights Campaign on workplace issues.