New York Bans Transgender Discrimination and Conversion Therapy

New York Bans Transgender Discrimination and Conversion Therapy

On Jan. 25, 2019, Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill into law adding an addendum to New York’s anti-discrimination law protecting individuals based on their gender identity and expression. Cuomo signed the bill at Manhattan’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Center. He also banned conversion therapy for minors, in which a therapist or medical professional tries to change […]

Supreme Court Allows Trump’s Transgender Military Ban

Supreme Court Allows Trump’s Transgender Military Ban

On Tuesday, January 22, 2019, the Supreme Court reached two rulings that will reinstate the Trump administrations ban on transgender people from serving in the military. The cases were Trump vs. Stockman and Trump vs. Karnoski. The lower court stopped the ban in both the cases. The order issued overturns those injunctions. The court voted […]

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