Forum Will Bring Together Transgender New Yorkers, Law Enforcement, Advocates to Discuss Obstacles to Equality and Legislation to Prohibit Discrimination
NEW YORK – On Wednesday, October 24th, State Senator Daniel Squadron and Assembly Member Richard Gottfried -- the sponsors of the Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act (GENDA) -- will host a public forum on the challenges faced by transgender New Yorkers and pending legislation that would prohibit discrimination based on gender identity.
The forum will bring together transgender New Yorkers, law enforcement, advocates, and public officials from around the state to testify on the obstacles to equality faced by many transgender individuals, and the potential impact of the Squadron-Gottfried legislation. It will be livestreamed at http://tiny.cc/GENDAForumLive. Viewers can Tweet questions with the hashtag #GENDA or email them to GENDAforum@gmail.com.
Squadron, Schumer Secured Funds for Redevelopment of Pier; New Park Will Create Continuous Green Ribbon Around Lower Manhattan
NEW YORK -- On Sunday, Sept. 30 at 12PM, State Senator Daniel Squadron and the NYC Department of Parks and Recreation will lead a tour of Pier 42 and discuss plans for interim recreational use, as the redevelopment of the pier into a waterfront park gets underway.
State Senator Daniel Squadron will host a celebration in honor of Carroll Park Playground Associate and this year's 25th Senate District Woman of Distinction Kathleen Henderson, this Sunday, June 3rd, at 12:30PM during the park's annual Flea Market.
Even after the historic marriage equality vote, LGBT New Yorkers still face a number of challenges after they’re married -- including DOMA, interstate travel and relocation, adoption, social security, and health benefits. Join Senator Squadron and colleagues for a panel discussion with experts and advocates on the obstacles and opportunities for LGBT New Yorkers after ‘I Do.’