VIDEO: How New Hampshire United to Secure Transgender Nondiscrimination ProtectionsBy Adam Polaski • June 14, 2018 • 1:31 pm
On Friday, July 8, Republican Governor Chris Sununu signed legislation that enacts comprehensive nondiscrimination protections in housing, employment, and public accommodations for transgender people into law. The bill, also known as #TransBillNH, updates the state’s existing civil rights law to include transgender people. The law goes into effect on July 8th, thirty days after the Governor’s signature.
Freedom for All Americans has been proud to support local organizing efforts as a founding and leading member of Freedom New Hampshire, the campaign to secure transgender-inclusive nondiscrimination protections, formed in late 2015.
We’ve learned a lot of lessons in the fight for transgender protections in New Hampshire! To celebrate the big win – which makes New Hampshire State #19 with comprehensive and explicit LGBTQ protections – we compiled a video showcasing how we got here. Take a look: