U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Honoring Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

On Friday evening we were saddened by the news of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s passing.  Justice Ginsburg leaves a remarkable legacy.  A native Brooklynite, she was the first woman to be a tenured professor at Columbia University’s law school.  She co-founded the ACLU’s Women’s Rights Project in 1972.  In a string of remarkable victories, she persuaded the …

EQUALITY NEW YORK PAC ENDORSES CHALLENGERS TO IDC MEMBERS AND FELDER

Press Release NEW YORK, NY – Equality New York PAC (EQNY PAC), the New York State political entity seeking to elect candidates who support Trans, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Queer, Questioning, and Intersex people and their families, is proud to endorse John C. Liu, Jessica Ramos, Zellnor Myrie, Robert Jackson, Alessandra Biaggi, Julie Goldberg, Rachel May, and Blake Morris for New …

Happy Edie Windsor Day!

To celebrate Edie Windsor Day on June 20th, download this PDF, print it out, and post a picture of you, your family, or your team with it. Use #EdieWindsorDay and tell the world about your commitment to LGBTQI equality and justice! (Or download this image to post directly to social media.) On June 20th, 2018, Edie’s birthday, Governor Cuomo issued …

Why YOU Need to Show Up for LGBTQI Advocacy Day on May 8

Trump & Pence are attacking transgender and lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer and intersex New Yorkers. We need to make New York State a “sanctuary” for ourselves and our fellow New Yorkers. But right now, NYS is NOT securely protecting these folks. 19 states (plus DC and PR), including Utah (yes, Utah) have a transgender nondiscrimination law, but not NY. 9 …

On the Passing of Representative Louise Slaughter

Equality New York joins LGBTQI communities across New York in mourning the loss of Congresswoman Louise Slaughter, a steadfast advocate and forceful leader for equality and civil rights. Louise committed her life to serving the people of Western New York, first in the Monroe County Legislature and the New York State Assembly, then over three decades in the US House …

We’re Hiring!

We’re excited to announce a search for our first organizer! EQNY is seeking a part-time short-term organizer who will focus on the 2018 LGBTQI Advocacy Day in Albany, NY. The role will be to work with a dedicated coalition of organizations and activists to ensure that Advocacy Day on May 8th is a success. We are reviewing applications on a rolling …

New York City Files Amicus Brief On Behalf Of 65 Jurisdictions In Support Of Enforcing Colorado Anti-Discrimination Law

THE CITY OF NEW YORK OFFICE OF THE MAYOR NEW YORK, NY 10007 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 30, 2017 CONTACT: [email protected], (212) 788-2958 NEW YORK CITY FILES AMICUS BRIEF ON BEHALF OF 65 JURISDICTIONS IN SUPPORT OF ENFORCING COLORADO ANTI-DISCRIMINATION LAW  Urges Supreme Court to deny Colorado baker’s request to turn away LGBTQ customers NEW YORK— New York City, Los Angeles, …