In 2018, Massachusetts will vote for fairness.
A broad coalition is joining together to defeat a dangerous initiative on the statewide ballot in Massachusetts in November 2018 that would repeal our state's non-discrimination law ensuring fair and equal treatment for our transgender neighbors, family and friends. Faith leaders, public safety officials, major employers, top educational institutions, key labor unions and more are standing together to affirm: Discrimination has no place in Massachusetts!
Massachusetts is for everyone. Our economy depends on it.
That's why leading businesses across Massachusetts strongly support Massachusetts law ensuring explicit protections for transgender people in public spaces.
Pledge to Protect Full Transgender Equality in Massachusetts
I stand with the majority of Bay Staters who support explicitly protecting transgender people from discrimination in public spaces like restaurants, hotels and hospitals. Discrimination has no place in Massachusetts and I commit to ensuring transgender people are treated fairly and equally under the laws of our Commonwealth.
of MA's 12 leading Fortune 500 companies
have non-discrimination policies in place that explicitly cover gender identity.
of transgender people in Massachusetts
report experiencing discrimination in an area of public accommodation.
states across the nation
including Massachusetts have passed non-discrimination laws protecting transgender people in public spaces.
In 2016, Massachusetts passed non-discrimination protections for our transgender friends, family and neighbors in public spaces—any place we are when not at home, work or school. This includes, but is not limited to:
The people of Massachusetts support equal protections under the law for our transgender neighbors, family and friends.
- Retail Stores and Malls
- Medical Offices
- Public Parks
- Public Transportation
When it comes to transgender equality, the truth is more boring than fiction. Massachusetts fully protects transgender people, and the sky hasn't fallen.
Urge Massachusetts lawmakers to support legislation fully protecting transgender Bay Staters from discrimination.