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GENDA Know Your Rights Project

The Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act (GENDA), which historically passed in January 2019, protects New Yorkers who identify as Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming/Non-Binary (TGNCNB); by including gender identity and expression to existing human rights law. This covers the following domains:

  • Housing

  • Employment

  • Education

  • Public Accommodations and Healthcare

  • Equal Access to Credit

  • Freedom From Harassment

You can learn more about how GENDA impacts the lives of those who identify as TGNCNB by watching to our video series, downloading our one-pager and/or attending a training in your area.

GENDA Resources:

The New York Transgender Advocacy Group, launched their Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act (GENDA) - Know Your Rights Project in June 2020. The project will provide education, training, and resources to New York State residents. The main programming will include GENDA Know Your Rights: educational videos, posters, and in-person/online trainings.


Informational Videos

Hear from a group of TGNCNB activists share how GENDA protects the community:

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GENDA Know Your Rights Posters

This public education tool, GENDA Know Your Rights poster, outlines what the law means, how to identify if you are being discriminated against, and how you can take action to get help.

These posters should be make visible in the community to help bring awareness of how GENDA protects the TGNCNB community.

You can print out a paper poster by using the download button below or request a laminated one by:

Calling: 212-614-0023 Ext 115

Emailing: Oscar Noel Fitzpatrick at: oscalnoel@nytag.org

Writing: 215 W 125 Street Suite 2, New York, NY 10027



GENDA Training Series

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Join the New York Transgender Advocacy Group for one of our 2-hour GENDA Know Your Rights training. This interactive case-based training will give participants all the information they need to understand how the law affects those who identify as Transgender & Gender Non-Conforming/Non-Binary.

Training Objectives:

After this training, participants will:

  • Identify what falls under discrimination with the passage of GENDA.

  • Know how to report instances of discrimination in all domains of life under GENDA (e.g. housing, employment, etc.)

  • Develop a toolkit of resources that they can use and share with their community.

Dates of Upcoming Trainings:

New York, New York

Thursday, July 11, 2019 from 6:00PM-8:00PM

Long Island, NY

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 from 6:00PM-8:00PM

Hudson Valley, NY

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 from 6:00PM-8:00PM

Albany, NY

Thursday, August 22, 2019 from 6:00PM-8:00PM

Binghamton, NY

Monday, September 16, 2019 from 6:00PM-8:00PM

Syracuse, NY

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 from 6:00PM-8:00PM

Rochester, NY

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 from 6:00PM-8:00PM

Buffalo, NY

Thursday, September 19, 2019 from 6:00PM-8:00PM

Register for the GENDA Training Series

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