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Mayors Against LGBTQ Discrimination Reaches Milestone of 350 Mayors From 50 States November 22, 2019 Today the Mayors Against LGBTQ Discrimination coalition announced that it has reached more than 350 mayors from all 50 states across the country. The coalition is the first coalition of its kind to bring mayors and local officials together to take concrete steps that advance LGBTQ nondiscrimination protections.
Mayors Against LGBTQ Discrimination Applaud Historic Passage of Equality Act May 17, 2019 The Mayors Against LGBTQ Discrimination coalition proudly supports passage of the Equality Act.
New York Mayors Against LGBTQ Discrimination Applaud GENDA Passage January 15, 2019 Today members of Mayors Against LGBTQ Discrimination who are based in New York issued a joint statement in support of the passage of the Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act (GENDA) which passed overwhelmingly in the Assembly and Senate after 16 years of work on the ground by local advocates.
Bipartisan Coalition of Mayors Defend Transgender Americans October 23, 2018 Mayors from across the country denounce Trump Administration’s plans to “define [transgender people] out of existence”
Mayors Against LGBT Discrimination Condemn Anti-Transgender Announcement by Trump Administration February 23, 2017 "Today’s announcement from the Trump administration shows a lack of compassion and understanding for millions of young people around the country who are simply trying to be themselves at school."
Statement on Recent Boy Scouts of America’s Inclusion of Transgender Youth February 7, 2017 "We are happy to see the Boy Scouts of America recognize that LGBT discrimination has no place in our society, particularly when it is targeted at our youth."
175 Mayors from 40+ States Launch Coalition for LGBT Protections January 18, 2017 Mayors Against LGBT Discrimination kicks off with pre-inauguration briefing in DC