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GOVERNOR ANDREW M. CUOMO RELEASES MARRIAGE EQUALITY MESSAGE
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today released a new video message about the need to extend marriage equality to all New Yorkers.
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Ruling Favors Jackie Evancho's Transgender Sister in Bathroom Case - New York Times February 27th, 2017 23:48:23 EST -0500

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Understanding Transgender Access Laws - New York Times February 24th, 2017 19:37:09 EST -0500

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Transgender Boy Wins Texas Girls' Wrestling Title - New York Times February 26th, 2017 21:17:33 EST -0500

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Review: 'When We Rise' Charts the History of Gay and Transgender Rights - New York Times February 26th, 2017 17:45:04 EST -0500

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Hundreds Flock To Stonewall To Protest Trump's Reversal Of Transgender Bathroom Policy - CBS Local February 23rd, 2017 21:56:25 EST -0500

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One in Every 137 Teenagers Would Identify as Transgender, Report Says - New York Times February 23rd, 2017 21:19:10 EST -0500

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Planned Parenthood Will Now Offer Transgender Hormone Therapy In New York City - UPROXX February 27th, 2017 17:32:32 EST -0500

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Hate Crime Is Feared as 2 Indian Engineers Are Shot in Kansas - New York Times February 24th, 2017 21:10:47 EST -0500

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New York Police Link Hate Crime Surge To Presidential Campaign - Huffington Post February 25th, 2017 00:35:00 EST -0500

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EXCLUSIVE: City's Success Academy charter schools come out in support of transgender students - New York Daily News February 27th, 2017 23:22:00 EST -0500

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Caitlyn Jenner Slams Trump on Transgender Order: 'See You in Court' - New York Times February 24th, 2017 11:55:05 EST -0500

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Oscars Memorial Omits Patricia Arquette's Transgender Sister - NBC New York February 27th, 2017 16:14:10 EST -0500

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Transgender Doll Based on Jazz Jennings to Debut in New York - New York Times February 17th, 2017 08:41:04 EST -0500

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Florist Discriminated Against Gay Couple, Washington State Supreme Court Rules - New York Times February 16th, 2017 20:28:06 EST -0500

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Trump Drops Defense of Obama Guidelines on Transgender Students - New York Times February 12th, 2017 06:07:57 EST -0500

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