BOSTON, January 31, 2012— Statement by MassEquality Executive Director Kara Suffredini, Esq. on announcement by US Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Shawn Donovan that agency will end anti-LGBT discrimination in federal housing policies:

Jan 31, 2012


In a heavily attended ceremony held in the Senate Reading Room of the State House, Gov. Deval Patrick signed An Act Relative to Gender Identity, otherwise known as the Transgender Equal Rights Bill, into law.

Jan 27, 2012


Jan 25, 2012

LGBT Issues – In a touching ceremonial signing, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick made history for the state as he signed a new civil rights bill — A law which carries with it the protection of transgender citizens from discrimination in education, employment, housing, and credit.

Jan 25, 2012