Equal rights, at long last. (New York).
Transgender rights advocates--backed by Tom Duane, New York's only openly gay senator--were angry because the wording of the law doesn't include transgendered people, but Matt Foreman, executive director of statewide gay group Empire State Pride Agenda, maintains that the law as written is an important step forward. "The passage of SONDA ... lays the foundation for winning full equality in areas such as ... protections for gay youth and transgender people, and recognition of our families," he said.
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|Publication:||The Advocate (The national gay & lesbian newsmagazine)|
|Article Type:||Brief Article|
|Date:||Feb 4, 2003|
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