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May 9, 2016
Assemblymember Seawright spoke in support of GENDA legislation which would prohibit discrimination based on gender identity or expression, and include offenses regarding gender identity or expression under the hate crimes statute. "We can all agree that all people should have equal protections under New York State Law," said Assemblymember Seawright. A04558

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Assembly Member Seawright Passes Legislation to Support New Yorkers with Disabilities

Assembly Member Seawright (D-Manhattan) announced the Assembly passed legislation to help improve the quality of life for New Yorkers with disabilities in honor of this year’s Legislative Disabilities Awareness Day. “People with...

May 16, 2016
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Assembly Passes GENDA in the Fight to Protect the Transgender Community from Discrimination


Across the country, transgender individuals are facing an assault on their basic human rights. That’s why we must stand up to discrimination and protect the rights of every New Yorker. Today, the Assembly Majority once again passed the Gender...

May 11, 2016
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Rebecca  Seawright

Upon her election in 2014, Rebecca became the first female Assembly Member to serve the 76th Assembly District representing Manhattan’s Upper East Side and Roosevelt Island. Rebecca is a lifelong advocate for women’s rights and a strong supporter...
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