Our Time Just Keeps Coming

gaycitynews.com – By Melissa Sklarz

In the midst of all the excitement over the passage of marriage equality in New York, transgender people wonder about the future of the Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act (GENDA).

When gays and lesbians won civil rights in New York in 2002 with the Sexual Orientation Non-Discrimination Act (SONDA), that legislation ignored a two-year effort by trans activists and some State Senate Democrats to broaden its language to include protections based on gender identity and expression.