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New York Association for Gender Rights Advocacy
24 W. 25th St., 9th floor New York, NY 10010 Tel: 212-675-3288, x266 Fax: 212-675-3466  

U.S. jurisdictions with laws prohibiting discrimination
on the basis of gender identity or expression:

States: 2

Counties: 7

Cities: 43

Total: 52*

2002

Allentown, Penn.
Boston, Mass.
Buffalo, N.Y.
Chicago, Ill.
Cook County, Ill.
Decatur, Ill.
Dallas, Tex.
Erie County, Penn.
New Hope, Penn.
New York City, N.Y.
Philadelphia, Penn.
Salem, Ore.
Tacoma, Wash.


2001

Denver, Colo.
Huntington Woods, Mich.
Multnomah County, Ore.
State of Rhode Island
Rochester, N.Y.
Suffolk County, N.Y.


2000

Portland, Ore.
DeKalb, Ill.
Madison, Wis.
Atlanta, Ga.
Boulder, Colo.


1999

Ann Arbor, Mich.
Jefferson County, Ky.
Lexington-Fayette, Ky.
Louisville, Ky.
Tucson, Ariz.


1998

Benton County, Ore.
County of Santa Cruz, Calif.
New Orleans, La.
Toledo, Oh.
West Hollywood, Calif.
York, Penn.


1997

Cambridge, Mass.
Evanston, Ill.
Olympia, Wash.
Pittsburgh, Penn.
Ypsilanti, Mich.


1996

Iowa City, Ia.


1994

Grand Rapids, Mich.
San Francisco, Calif.


1993

State of Minnesota


1992

City of Santa Cruz, Calif.


1990

St. Paul, Minn.


1986

Seattle, Wash.


1983

Harrisburg, Penn.


1979

Los Angeles, CA.*
Urbana, Ill.


1977

Champaign, IL


1975

Minneapolis, Minn.

*A 1995 court decision essentially nullified the the Los Angeles city ordinance by holding that discrimination was a state jurisdictional matter.