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Greater New York

HOW THIS STATE RATES ON THE ISSUES

HOUSING LAWS

State partially supports

State prohibits housing discrimination based on sexual orientation only

EMPLOYMENT LAWS

State partially supports

State prohibits employment discrimination based on sexual orientation only

MARRIAGE EQUALITY

This state does support

State issues marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

HATE CRIMES LAWS

State partially supports

State has a law that addresses hate or bias crimes based on sexual orientation only.

PUBLIC ACCOMMODATIONS LAWS

State partially supports

State prohibits discrimination in public accommodations based on sexual orientation only.

ANTI-BULLYING LAWS

This state does support

State has a law that addresses harassment and/or bullying of students based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

SCHOOL LAWS

This state does support

State has a law that addresses discrimination against students based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

TRANSGENDER HEALTHCARE

This state does not support

State has both a ban on insurance exclusions for transgender healthcare and provides transgender-inclusive health benefits to state employees.

GENDER MARKER CHANGE

This state does support

State has laws and policies that facilitate gender marker change on both driver’s licenses and birth certificates.