updated 02-25-2015

Legislation

Non-discrimination in Public Accommodations

MTPC’s legislative focus is on legislation that would add “gender identity” to existing Massachusetts civil rights law for public accommodations, which currently prohibit discrimination on the basis of age, race, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, sex, and marital status.

Resources

Materials, reports, and bill briefings for you to review and to provide to your legislators

How to present testimony for a legislative hearing:

Testifying at a Public Hearing, PDF, courtesy MGLPC

Oral/Written Testimony Worksheet, PDF

Recent Legal Victories

An Act Relative to Gender Identity

Executive Order 526 Regarding Non-discrimination, Diversity, Equal Opportunity, and Affirmative Action

Executive Order 527 Establishing the Office of Access and Opportunity within the Executive Office of Administration and Finance