Division of Human Rights Publishes Brochure to Combat Discrimination Against Transgender Persons

Commissioner Helen Diane Foster today announced publication of a new agency resource to help New Yorkers fight against discrimination based upon gender identity.

HIV/AIDS Discrimination

Persons living with HIV/AIDS have the right to be free from discrimination under the New York State Human Rights Law. These protections cover employment, housing and access to places of public accommodation. Should you experience discrimination because of your HIV status, you have rights. Please call us at 888-392-3644 if you believe you have been discriminated against.

Finalized Materials and Guidance on New York's Sexual Harassment Prevention Laws

New York State has released finalized materials and guidance on the state's new sexual harassment prevention laws, following a public comment period that began August 23.