On the Passing of Representative Louise Slaughter

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 …

We're Hiring!

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 …

On the Passing of Edie Windsor

Our community has lost a giant today. Edie Windsor’s tenacious and tireless fight to ensure all LGBT Americans had the right to marry who they love will go down in history as a pivotal moment in the Civil Rights movement. We have always felt a certain pride that she was …

Stonewall 48 Years Later is Still Our Legacy to Uphold

Forty eight seems like a long time ago to some of us. For others, it feels like yesterday. But whether you were in the west village 48 years ago, or weren’t even a glint in your parents’ eyes, what happened at Stonewall on this day changed the course of history. …

STATE SENATOR SQUADRON, COMMUNITY SLAM SENATE COMMITTEE FOR BLOCKING BASIC FAIRNESS FOR TRANSGENDER NEW YORKERS

Squadron’s GENDA Would Codify Basic Anti-Discrimination Protections ALBANY – State Senator Daniel Squadron, lead sponsor of the Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act (GENDA — S.502) and advocates released the following statements in response to the Senate’s Investigations and Government Operations Committee vote against basic fairness for transgender and gender nonconforming New Yorkers: “Today, the …