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NYC to Allow Trans Citizens to Change Gender on Birth Certificates Without Surgery

LOCAL | By EDGE | Dec 8
The rights of transgender New Yorkers took a big step forward Monday when the New York City Council passed a bill allowing them to change the gender on their birth certificates without sex change surgery.

Hell’s Kitchen High Rise Inferno Sparks Proposal Of New Safety Legislation

LOCAL | By EDGE | Jan 13
In response to the recent fire in a Manhattan high rise that killed a gay man and seriously injured his husband, newly elected City Council Member Corey Johnson proposed legislation today to mandate that communications systems be installed in stairwells.

Four Potential LGBT Candidates Poised to Seek Quinn’s Seat

POLITICS | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 13
Voters in the 3rd Council District could potentially see four LGBT candidates on the 2013 primary ballot to succeed outgoing City Council Speaker Christine Quinn once her term expires.

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