Landmark Legislation Protecting LGBTQ Rights

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed into law the Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act and legislation banning the practice of conversion therapy, signifying a landmark victory for the LGBTQ community and fulfilling the Governor's vow to sign this legislation within the first 100 days of the legislative session.

Discrimination Against Tenants Based on Source of Income​

New law prohibits source of income discrimination to protect tenants who pay rent using Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers, veterans benefits, or other lawful sources of income

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.