On March 12, 2016, the Massachusetts State Senate approved a measure extending crucial protections to the state’s transgender residents and visitors. While Massachusetts state law already prohibits anti-transgender discrimination in housing and employment, the new legislation will extend the same protections to public accommodations.
Human Rights Campaign fights for LGBT equality in Massachusetts alongside state and local groups and lawmakers. Find out more about what HRC is doing for LGBT equality in Massachusetts and how you can get involved with the Boston community.
The existing patchwork of legal protections for LGBT people in the United States leaves millions subject to uncertainty and potential discrimination. That’s why the Human Rights Campaign is working with lawmakers and advocates to pass the Equality Act in Congress, as well as strong non-discrimination protections at the state and local levels.