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TGNC Civil Rights Protections Passed in New York State

New York, NY, January 16, 2019 — Today at AVP we are celebrating the historic passage of GENDA – the Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act in New York, which adds protections based on gender identity and expression to the state’s human rights laws and the state ban of abusive conversion therapy.

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New Report Outlines Widespread Employment Discrimination Against TGNC New Yorkers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 11, 2018 Media Contacts: Eliel Cruz, Director of Communications: ecruz@avp.org Ciarra Ross, Communications Coordinator: cross@avp.org New Report Outlines Widespread Employment Discrimination Against TGNC New Yorkers New York, NY –  A new report from The New York City Anti-Violence Project (AVP) captures the systemic employment discrimination against

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AVP learns of hate violence incident in Williamsburg

AVP has learned of an anti-gay hate violence incident in Brooklyn, NY. According to media reports, two gay men, 29 and 34, were attacked and beaten unconscious in Williamsburg around 1:00 am on Sunday, September 23. The suspect made anti-gay statements before assaulting the men who had left a popular

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