Content Filed Under: TransLawMA

News and information on the municipal nondiscrimination law in Massachusetts, which opponents are attempting to repeal in the 2018 election.


Story

EXCLUSIVE: Entertainment Icon Lynda Carter ‘Wonders’ Why Equality Isn’t Yet Law of the Land

October 9, 2018, 10:27 am Entertainment icon Lynda Carter speaks about her years of support for the LGBTQ community, as well as her unwavering support of nondiscrimination protections.
Blog Post

Flurry of Local Ordinances Builds Momentum for Nationwide Nondiscrimination Protections

By Shane Stahl • October 2, 2018, 5:19 pm The trend in passage of local nondiscrimination protections continues momentum for a federal bill.
Blog Post

Jack Antonoff of Bleachers Urges Massachuestts to Vote Yes on 3 at Music Festival in Boston

By Adam Polaski • August 21, 2018, 6:57 pm We're thrilled that The Ally Coalition and Bleachers teamed up to ensure that volunteers and activists from Freedom for All Massachusetts could spread the word about transgender equality.
Blog Post

NowThis Video Highlights Importance of Defending Transgender Protections in MA This November

By Shane Stahl • August 20, 2018, 2:55 pm The video features campaign staffers and stories of those impacted by the existing protections.
Blog Post

Business Community Comes Together in Boston to Support the Massachusetts Yes on 3 Campaign

By Shane Stahl • August 1, 2018, 1:50 pm Organizations across the state announced their endorsement of the Yes on 3 campaign to defend transgender public accommodations protections.
Blog Post

Freedom Means Freedom From ALL Discrimination

By Shane Stahl • July 16, 2018, 4:03 pm The final blog in our "Freedom Means" series explains how ultimate freedom for the LGBTQ community mean freedom from all forms of discrimination.
Blog Post

This Week in Nondiscrimination: Major Wins in the Judiciary and MA Ballot Issue Receives Official Designation

By Shane Stahl • July 13, 2018, 3:43 pm The principle of nondiscrimination was upheld in HI and IA, and MA received it's rallying cry for this November's election: YES on 3!
Blog Post

YES on 3: Massachusetts Campaign to Defend #TransLawMA Receives Official Ballot Designation

By Shane Stahl • July 12, 2018, 3:35 pm #TransLawMA was signed into law in 2016, but now faces a repeal effort after anti-LGBTQ opponents successfully petitioned the issue to the ballot.
Blog Post

After 2 Years In Effect, Massachusetts Transgender Nondiscrimination Faces Huge Test

By Shane Stahl • July 6, 2018, 4:29 pm Celebrating 2 years of comprehensive statewide nondiscrimination protections, and emphasizing the importance of defending them this November.
Blog Post

In State After State, Americans Reject Anti-Transgender Discrimination on the Ballot

By Shane Stahl • July 3, 2018, 10:28 am A compilation of instances where voters have rejected anti-transgender discrimination.
Blog Post

Highs and Lows of the 2018 Legislative Session for LGBTQ Nondiscrimination

By Shane Stahl • June 2, 2018, 4:44 pm A look at the Highs and Lows of the 2018 Legislative Session – and how everything that happened this year builds momentum toward future gains and fuels the LGBTQ movement for the months and years to come.
Blog Post

This Week in Nondiscrimination: NJ Grows More Welcoming, Continued Celebration in NH, and Movement in Legal Cases

By Shane Stahl • June 1, 2018, 3:45 pm LQBTQ nondiscrimination saw New Jersey becoming perhaps the most transgender-inclusive state in the union, New Hampshire saying goodbye to a stalwart nondiscrimination campaign manager, and petitions in two legal cases asking the U.S. Supreme Court for review.
Blog Post

Eye on the Opposition: 3 Anti-Transgender Campaign Ads Have Been Discredited in Recent Weeks

By Shane Stahl • March 29, 2018, 12:56 pm Recent ads placed by anti-LGBTQ groups and coalitions in MA and AK have been discredited, and in two cases, called out for featuring establishments without their permission.
Blog Post

Opinion Round-Up: Publications Across the Country Publish Editorials for Non-Discrimination

By Shane Stahl • January 9, 2018, 5:41 pm As we enter the second week of 2018, several editorials – including pieces by the editorial boards of two key New England papers – have already declared their support of non-discrimination laws in several states.
Blog Post

As We Celebrate 2017 Electoral Victories, We Look Ahead to Work to Protect Transgender People in 2018

By Kasey Suffredini • November 14, 2017, 12:59 pm It's taken a few days for the full reality of how great last Tuesday was for transgender candidates – but now, one week out, it’s amazing to reflect on what happened