In Massachusetts, transgender people are fully protected under state law.
In 2016, a bipartisan coalition of Massachusetts lawmakers stood alongside our state's major employers, 250+ faith leaders, top educational institutions, key labor unions and more to pass legislation extending full protections to transgender people in public spaces like restaurants and hotels.
is Bad for Business!
That's why leading businesses across Massachusetts strongly support Massachusetts law ensuring equality for transgender people.
Pledge to Protect Full Transgender Equality in Massachusetts
I stand with the majority of Bay Staters who support our state law ensuring full equality under the law for transgender people. Discrimination has no place in Massachusetts and I commit to defending this law against any unwarranted attacks.
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.
Public accommodations are any place we are when not at home, work or school. This includes, but is not limited to:
The people of Massachusetts support full transgender equality.
- 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.