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Local Action:

Fair Housing Law Gains Momentum for Passage (Buffalo News, 2/25/2006)

Current U.S. Laws Protecting Trans People:

Chart of Non-Discrimination Laws in the U.S. (PDF)
Compiled by the Transgender Law & Policy Institute, June 2005.

Years Passed Between Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (PDF)
This interesting chart from the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Trangender Civil Rights Project shows how many years passed between when sexual orientation was added to local anti-discrimination laws and when gender identity and expression was included.

Map of Transgender Inclusive Anti-Discrimination Protections (PDF)
From the National Center for Transgender Equality (2005).

Map of Transgender-Inclusive Hate Crimes Laws (PDF)
From the National Center for Transgender Equality as of April 23, 2005.

General Publications from Other Organizations:

Transgender Equality: A handbook for activists and policymakers (PDF)
A publication of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force.

Peeing in Peace (PDF)
A resource guide about bathroom safety compiled by the Transgender Law Center.



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