HRC Congratulates Pro-Equality Governor Cuomo on Election Victory

WASHINGTON – The Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization, tonight congratulated New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on his re-election. Marty Rouse, HRC’s National Field Director, issued the following statement:

“Governor Cuomo has been a tremendous advocate for fairness and equality in New York, and we are thrilled he will be able to continue that leadership. We congratulate him on a well-fought campaign and look forward to continuing to work with him on issues of importance to LGBT New Yorkers - including passing New York’s Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act.”

The Human Rights Campaign is America’s largest civil rights organization working to achieve lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality. HRC envisions a world where LGBT people are embraced as full members of society at home, at work and in every community.

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