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Out Leadership Hires New Global Head of Events, Chris Frederick

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Out Leadership, the only business organization working globally to promote LGBT+ equality is delighted to announce that Chris Frederick is joining the leadership team. This follows a three-month strategic review of the organization as it approaches a decade in business and is prompted by strong growth.
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NYC Mayor de Blasio Announces Department of Correction Will House Incarcerated Individuals According to Gender Identity

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- N.Y. Mayor de Blasio on Monday announced that the NYC Department of Correction will house inmates consistent with their gender identity. In addition, DOC is working with the NYC Commission on Human Rights to maintain the Transgender Housing Unit as an additional safe housing option for transgender inmates. DOC will also continue to conduct individualized risk assessments of inmates when assigning safe and gender-affirming housing options to provide for the health and safety of inmates and DOC staff.

I LOVE NY: Gov. Cuomo Launches Largest Tourism Campaign in Decades for State of New York

ALBANY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- On Wednesday, NY Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the launch of New York’s largest tourism campaign in decades,...
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NY Governor Cuomo Announces Passage of Marriage Equality Act

ALBANY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on Friday (June 24) announced passage of the Marriage Equality Act, granting same-sex couples the freedom to marry under the law, as well as hundreds of rights, benefits, and protections that have been limited to married couples of the opposite sex.