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.

Governor Cuomo Signs Legislation Extending Anti-Discrimination Protections To Cover Public Schools​

Governor Cuomo signed legislation extending the scope of the New York State Human Rights Law to cover public schools. The measure also provides the New York State Division of Human Rights the ability to investigate reports of bullying, harassment or other forms of discrimination at public schools.

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.