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PRESS RELEASE: TLDEF and Empire Justice Center Celebrate Passage of New York’s Gender Recognition Act

Eòghann Erenfroe June 10, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 10, 2021

Contacts:

Jackie Yodashkin, TLDEF Communications Consultant

communications@transgenderlegal.org | 646-993-1677

Eòghann Renfroe, Empire Justice Center Policy & Communications Manager

erenfroe@empirejustice.org | 518-935-2856

TLDEF and Empire Justice Center Celebrate Passage of New York’s Gender Recognition Act

“After years of advocating for these necessary changes, we are elated to see the Gender Recognition Act finally going to the Governor’s desk for signature.

Albany, NY – Today, the Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund (TLDEF) and the Empire Justice Center celebrated the passage of the NYS Gender Recognition Act (S.4402/A.5465) by the New York State legislature. The Gender Recognition Act is a comprehensive bill that will create streamlined and privacy-protective processes for transgender and nonbinary New Yorkers to update and obtain accurate identification documents.

Read full release here: TLDEF and Empire Justice Center Celebrate Passage of New York’s Gender Recognition Act