MTPC In the News

MTPC works closely with major and minor media outlets to ensure their reporting is fully inclusive of a trans-positive perspective. We are frequently asked to comment on issues affecting the transgender community. Below are some articles and related public appearances featuring MTPC members and staff.  Also included are articles based at least in part on information from MTPC or discussing MTPC’s initiatives. (Here are some opposition writings.)

July 12, 2016 – Boston Herald: Transgender law celebrated

July 11, 2016 – Rights Activists Applaud Massachusetts’ Public Accommodations Law

July 11, 2016 – MassLive: Maura Healey, Stan Rosenberg, transgender advocates cheer anti-discrimination bill signing

July 11, 2016 – 22 News: Massachusetts residents celebrate the newly-signed transgender rights law

July 11, 2016 – The Boston Globe: Hugs and high-fives for transgender bill

June 5, 2016 – The Rainbow Times: Community to Improve Care for LGBT Patients

June 1, 2016 – House passes Massachusetts transgender public accommodations bill

May 12, 2016 – The Boston Globe: Mass. Senate passes transgender bill

May 10, 2016 – Wicked Local Beverly: Beverly’s Nangeroni advocates for transgender equality

May 2, 2016 – Kamsack Times: Transgender pride flag raised at Boston City Hall

May 2, 2016 – The Rainbow Times: Trans Flag Flies at Boston City Hall: Momentum Pushes Mass. Closer to Passing the #TransBillMA

May 2, 2016 – 7 News Boston: Mayor Walsh raises transgender flag at Boston City Hall

April 13, 2016 – The Boston Globe: Transgender rights bill gets bigger push from Mass. businesses

March 29, 2016 – The Boston Globe: City Council considers ban on city-funded travel to N.C.

March 20, 2016 – Eagle Tribune: Healey presses for transgender rights bill

March 17, 2016 – USA Today Sports: Bruins’ Patrice Bergeron speaks out in support of Massachusetts Transgender Rights Bill

March 14, 2016 – The Boston Globe: Education groups to back transgender rights bill

January 21, 2016 – The Huntington News: Sports teams endorse bill for transgender rights

January 11, 2016 – Outsports: Patriots, Celtics, Red Sox, Bruins, Revolution offer support for transgender-rights bill

October 29, 2015 – The Huntington News: Transgender non-discrimination law debated

August 19, 2015 – The Column: St. Olaf alum becomes first transgender woman hired by White House

July 1, 2015 – Human Rights Campaign: Freedom Massachusetts Hits the Ground Running During National LGBT Pride Month

June 5, 2015 – The Boston Globe: When ‘he’ or ‘she’ doesn’t fit

May 6, 2015 – Mass Live: Attorney General Maura Healey calls transgender protections ‘the next battleground for civil rights’

April 1, 2015 – The Advocate: This Year’s Transgender and Gender-Nonconforming Who’s Who

December 3, 2014 – The Boston Globe: 12 ideas for making Boston more inclusive

September 11, 2014 – Worcester Magazine: Time of Transition

June 23, 2014 – The Advocate: Trans Residents Celebrate Monumental Health Care Ruling in Mass.

June 20, 2014 – WCVB: Massachusetts to cover gender identity treatment

March 4, 2014 – Salem Patch: Mayor Kim Driscoll Signs Salem’s Non-Discrimination Ordinance

November 7, 2013 – Fenway Health Releases Transgender Awareness Week 2013 Infographic

July 8, 2013 – The Rainbow Times: Judiciary Committee to Hear Testimony on Transgender Equal Access Bill

June 12, 2013 – Associated Press: Boston police adopt transgender rules

June 12, 2013 – Boston Globe: Boston police issue transgender search guidelines

June 11, 2013 – Boston Magazine: Boston Police Issue New Guidelines For Interacting With Transgender Individuals

June 9, 2013 – The Rainbow Times: Boston Pride Marches on, Rain or Shine

February 20, 2013 – The Advocate: Mass. Department of Education Issues Directive On Trans Students

February 19, 2013 – Huffington Post: Massachusetts Education Department Accommodates Transgender Students

February 18, 2013 – Wicked Local Stoughton: State issues new rules for treatment of transgender students

February 16, 2013 – WBUR: Mass. Education Department Issues Rules On Transgender Students

January 23, 2013 – Edge Boston: Three Boston LGBT Nonprofits Top List on Philanthropedia 

January 14, 2013 – Edge Boston: Action Day at the State House for Transgender Equal Access

January 11, 2013 – Wicked Local Andover: Lawmakers call for free legal fee benefits: Call for reimbursement following Kosilek case “basic fairness” for taxpayers

January 1, 2013 – Woburn Patch: Woburn Activist to Help Mass Dems Draft 2013 Platform

December 19, 2012 – Boston Spirit: Local leaders on why Michelle Kosilek is not the problem

December 16, 2012 – Edge Boston: Trans Activists Band Together to Share Resources

December 28, 2012 – Boston Spirit: The New England 2012 LGBT Year in Review

December 10, 2012 – Bay Windows: The Year in Review, 2012: Part 1

December 10, 2012 – Outtake: LGBT Activist Laverne Cox Speaks OUT

December, 2012 – BuzzFeed LGBT: Watch The Exclusive Debut Of “I AM: Trans People Speak”

November 28, 2012 – Newton TAB: Panel to educate Newton employers on new transgender law

November 26, 2012 – Newton Patch: Understanding Transgender Communities and Equal Rights in Newton

November 15, 2012 – QUEERTY: WATCH: Laverne Cox On What It Means To Be Black and Transgendered

November 15, 2012 – Think Progress LGBT: WATCH: Transgender Americans Say, ‘I Am…’

November 15, 2012 – The Advocate: WATCH: Trans People Share Their Stories

November 14, 2012 – San Diego LGBT Weekly: GLAAD and MPTC release new ‘I am’ videos to coincide with Transgender Awareness Week

November 12, 2102 – Boston Spirit: Transgender Awareness Week kicks off in Boston

September 5, 2012 – CBS Boston: Mass. Inmate Sex Change Ruling Sparks Debate

September 4, 2012 – Boston Globe: Judge orders Mass. to pay for inmate’s sex-change surgery

August 3, 2012 – Edge Boston: Crazy Trannies Invade Ladies Room! MTPC Dispels Common Myths

July 3, 2012 – Philadelphia Magazine’s We Can Learn From Massachusetts

July 3, 2012 – Instinct Magazine (Blog): Transgender Equal Rights Bill Goes Into Effect in Massachusetts

July 3, 2012 – Milford Daily News: Transgender people’s rights guarded by law

July 2, 2012 – UPI: Mass. transgender law takes effect

July 2, 2012 – Huffington Post: Massachusetts’ Transgender Equal Rights Bill Takes Effect

July 2, 2012 – Boston Globe: New Mass. law backs transgender residents

July 2, 2012 – Edge Boston: Mass. Legislation Now Protects Transgender Community

July 1, 2012 – Boston Spirit: Massachusetts Transgender Equal Rights Act Becomes Law

July 1, 2012 – Outtake Online (Blog): Transgender Equal Rights in Massachusetts
July 1, 2012 – Gender Identity Protections Become Law in Massachusetts July 1

June 30, 2012 – Boston Herald: Mass. transgender rights bill to go into effect

June 30, 2012 – San Francisco Chronicle: Mass. Transgender Rights Bill to go Into Effect

June 29, 2012 – Mass Live (The Republican): Transgender Equal Rights Act to take effect in Massachusetts

June 28, 2012 – Boston Bar Association: The Massachusetts Transgender Equal Rights Bill to Take Effect July 1

June 2, 2012 – The Rainbow Times: City Hall Rainbow Flag Raising Initiates Boston Pride 2012

June 1, 2012 – Pride Flag raised on City Hall Plaza, marking start of Pride Week

May 25, 2012 – Jamaica Plain Gazette: JP reacts to Obama same-sex marriage support

May 23, 2012 – Boston Phoenix: Trans activist Gunner Scott says, despite increased visibility, it’s still dangerous to be transgender in America

May 4, 2012 – The Rainbow Times: Boston Pride Announces 2012 Marshals for Boston Pride Parade

April 24, 2012 – The Rainbow Times: LAPD New Transgender Inclusive Policies For Police Interaction & Prison Detainment, MTPC reacts

April 2012 – Boston Bar Journal: Transgender Equal Rights In Massachusetts: Likely Broader Than You Think

April 17, 2012 – The Rainbow Times: Theater Offensive To Honor Transgender Activist Gunner Scott

April 16, 2012 – The Rainbow Times: MTPC 3rd Annual Lawyers for Trans Rights Awards Robert A. DeLeo

April 13, 2012 – Edge Boston: MTPC Honors DeLeo with Transgender Ally Award

April 5, 2012 – Edge On the Net: GLAAD and MTPC Launch “I AM: Trans People Speak” video series

April 2, 2012 – The Rainbow Times: MA House Speaker to Keynote 3rd Annual Lawyers for Transgender Rights Event

March 26, 2012 – Channel 5 WCVB: Transgender Miss Universe Contestant Disqualified

March 23, 2012 – The Rainbow Times: GLAAD and MTPC Launch “I AM: Trans People Speak” Video Series

March 23, 2012 – Passport Magazine Blogs: GLAAD Launches New Transgender Visibility Campaign

March 22, 2012 – Windy City Media Group: GLAAD, MTPC launch transgender videos

March 22, 2012 – Huffington Post Gay Voices: ‘I AM: Trans People Speak,’ New GLAAD [& MTPC] Media Campaign, Aims To Raise Transgender Community Awareness (VIDEO)

March 22, 2012 – The Bilerico Project: GLAAD & MTPC Launch ‘I AM: Trans People Speak’

March 22, 2012 – Queerty: GLAAD [& MTPC] Launches “I Am: Trans People Speak” Video Campaign

March 22, 2012 – Think Progress LGBT: “I AM” Video Campaign Raises Transgender Awareness And Visibility

March 22, 2012 – Instinct Magazine: GLAAD [& MTPC] Hopes To Educate The L, G & B On The Lives Of The T With “I Am: Trans People Speak” Campaign

March 22, 2012 – Vital Voice: “I AM: Trans People Speak””

March 16, 2012 – Jamaic Plain Gazette: Local leaders named to bank positions

March 9, 2012 – The Rainbow Times: Eastern Bank appoints LGBT community leaders to corporate boards

March 8, 2012 – Edge Boston: Eastern Bank honors LGBT advocates

March 7, 2012 – Newton TAB: Newton transgender woman: ‘I have to be part of the solution’

March 5, 2012 – Boston Spirit: Eastern Bank Names Local LGBTs to Boards

February 28, 2012 – The Rainbow Times: Fried-Oppenheim Case: When transphobia arrives, we’re all on trial

February 27, 2012 – Boston Globe: Newton mayor appoints first transgender representative to Human Rights Commission

February 25, 2012 – Edge Boston: New MTPC Media Campaign Seeks to Empower Transgender Community

February 25, 2012 – the Rainbow Times: MTPC’s former co-chair: Openly transgender woman to be appointed NHRC

February 7, 2012 – Bay Windows: MTPC, Salem State U to launch transgender mental health access study

February 1, 2012 – The Rainbow Times: Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition Launches National Media Project

January 25, 2012 – Bay Windows: ‘This is what comes from turning to each other rather than on each other’

January 25, 2012 – The Somerville News: Sciortino, Patrick celebrate Transgender Bill

January 22, 2012 – The Rainbow Times: Community Celebrates Ceremonial Signing of Transgender Equal Rights Bill

January 20, 2012 – Huffington Post: Deval Patrick, Massachusetts Governor, Signs Transgender Equal Rights Bill Into Effect

January 20, 2012 – The Advocate: A Milestone in Massachusetts: Trans Rights Bill Signed

January 20, 2012 – Boston Spirit: Words and Images: Transgender Rights Come to Massachusetts

January 19, 2012 – Massachusetts passes law protecting trans residents

January 19, 2012 – WWLP22: Gov signs transgender rights bill

January 19, 2012 – Boston Globe: Ceremony marks passage of Mass. transgender law

January 19, 2012 – Celebrating fair play and equal justice under the law

January 19, 2012 – The Republic (Columbus, IN) (AP story): Statehouse ceremony marks news Mass. law protecting transgender rights

January 19, 2012 – Bay Windows: The case for MassEquality

January 19, 2012 – Bay Windows: Gov. Patrick signs Trans Rights Bill at ceremony on Thursday

January 11, 2012 – Bay Windows: Gov. Patrick to hold ceremonial signing of Trans Bill

December 29, 2011 – Bay Windows: Success, celebration, and a step forward

December 29, 2011 – Bay Windows: Heroes of 2011: Gunner Scott and Rep. Carl Sciortino

December 8, 2011 – Washington Blade: Barney, speaking frankly

December 8, 2011 – San Diego LGBT Weekly: Story behind Massachusetts civil rights legislation

December 7, 2011 – JD Supra (Legal Bulletin): Massachusetts Passes Legislation Protecting Transgender Employees in the Workplace

December 5, 2011 – JD Supra (Legal Bulletin): Massachusetts Enacts Law Prohibiting Discrimination Against Transgendered Individuals

December 2, 2011 – Jamaica Plain Gazette: JP activists secure transgender rights

December 2, 2011 – Huffington Post: Transgender Jews: Breaking Down One Wall, Praying At Another

November 29, 2011 – Metro Weekly: Barney Talks About ENDA’s Future, Saying Dems Are the “Only Way”

November 29, 2011 – Tufts Daily: Editorial | Transgender rights bill should have gone further

November 25, 2011 – Huffington Post: Massachusetts Transgender Equal Rights Bill Signed By Governor Deval Patrick

November 23, 2011 – Bay Windows: Patrick signs Trans Equal Rights Bill

November 23, 2011 – Patriot Ledger (State House News Service): Gov. Patrick signs transgender protection bill


November 23, 2011 – Boston Globe: Mass. Gov. Patrick signs transgender rights bill

November 22, 2011 – Bay Windows: Frequently Asked Questions About the Transgender Equal Rights Bill

November 21, 2011 – Bay Windows: Thanks to Patrick, DeLeo, and Murray for making a difference

November 20, 2011 – South Coast Today: Putting the ‘civil’ back into rights

November 17, 2011 – Ms. Magazine: MA State Legislature Passes Transgender Rights Bill

November 16, 2011 – Rainbow Times: Transgender rights bill passes in Mass. House and Senate

November 16, 2011 – Huffington Post: Massachusetts Transgender Equal Rights Bill Approved By Legislature

November 16, 2011 – Bay Windows: Transgender Equal Rights Bill passes Legislature

November 16, 2011 – The Republic (AP): Mass. Legislature passes bill to protect transgender people from discrimination

November 15, 2011 – WBUR: Flurry Of Activity Expected On Several Bills At The State House

November 15, 2011: Opponents criticize transgender rights bill

November 14, 2011 – Bay Windows: Transgender Equal Rights Bill to see House vote this week

November 14, 2011 – Transgender rights bill headed for crucial votes in Mass. Legislature

November 14, 2011 – Boston Herald (SHNS): Transgender bill on the move, chairman sees house vote this week

November 8, 2011 – Rainbow Times: Transgender Equal Rights Coalition Releases Video Cataloguing Lies of Transgender Equal Rights Bill Opponents

November 2, 2011 – Bay Windows: Trans Rights Bill: Let’s get this done

November 2, 2011 – Bay Windows: Transgender Awareness Week starts Nov. 12

October 27, 2011 – Windy City Times: GLAAD highlights transgender Americans as Chaz Bono exits ABC’s ‘Dancing with the Stars’

October 20, 2011 – Bay Windows: Occupy Boston – POV from LGBTQ by Gunner Scott

October 19, 2011 – Dorchester Reporter: Council probes public accomodation laws

October 11, 2011 – WWLP (22News): New transgender rights bill sought

October 10, 2011 – The Rainbow Times: MTPC celebrates 10 years of transgender advocacy

October 5, 2011 – The Rainbow Times: Boston City Council Recognizes the MTPC’s 10 Years of Service

September 20, 2011 – The Tufts Daily: Professor affiliated with Tufts Med takes controversial stance on transgender issue

September 1, 2011 – The Rainbow Times: Misleading radio ads in Massachusetts compromise a pending transgender-rights bill

August 11, 2011 – The Advocate: Scare Tactics Used Against Transgender Bill August, 2011 – Windy City Times
Part 1, Aug 3: The bathroom scare: ‘Public bathrooms just won’t be safe anymore’
Part 2, Aug 10: Old tactics aimed anew at trans-equality measures

July 21, 2011 – Wicked Local Cambridge: Walz: Expanding the state’s civil rights laws

July 27, 2011 – Bay Windows: AG Coakley authors letter in support of Transgender Equal Rights Bill

July 22, 2011 – Letter, The Sun Chronicle (Attleboro, MA): Transgender residents deserve equal rights

July 14, 2011 – Bay Windows: MTPC Seeks Pepsi Grant

July 14, 2011, NECN: Jim Braude commentary (please forgive the ad at the start)

July 12, 2011 – Rainbow Times: TERC Lauds Northampton City Council’s Support for the Transgender Equal Rights Bill

July 9: Newton TAB: Letter: Transgender people deserve same rights as everyone else

July 8, 2011 – Daily Hampshire Gazette: Northampton City Council gives full support to transgender rights bill

July 6, 2011 – Bay Windows: Anti-transgender violence put under the microscope

July 6, 2011 – Bay Windows: Dept. of Health & Human Services will include LGBT questions in national survey

July 6, 2011 – Bay Windows: Conn. governor signs transgender protections into law

July 6, 2011 – Cape Cod Times: Massachusetts gender rights bills urged

June 29, 2011 – Bay Windows: Photos: Transgender Equal Rights Bill sees June 8 hearing

June 28, 2011 – Rainbow Times: State House lobbying for transgender rights

June 24, 2011 – Bay Windows: Transgender Equal Rights Lobby Day

June 24, 2011 – Boston Globe: Lawmakers urged to pass transgender discrimination bill

June 23, 2011 – Cape Cod Times: Massachusetts gender rights bills urged

June 22, 2011 – Edge Boston: Poll: 76 Percent of Mass. Voters Support Transgender Rights Bill

June 17, 2011 – Bay Windows: In support of trans rights: Society is ready. It’s time for the laws to catch up.

June 14, 2011 – Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition To Lobby for Transgender Civil Rights

June 13, 2011 – South End Patch: State House Hearing on ‘Transgender’ Bill Stirs Controversy

June 10, 2011 – Bay Windows: Update on the hearing on the Transgender Equal Rights Bill (by Gunner Scott)

June 9, 2011 – Debate on Beacon Hill over transgender rights bill resumes at hearing

June 9, 2011 – Massachusetts Lawmaker Asks If Transgender People Change Genders ‘On A Day-To-Day Basis’

June 9, 2011 – Boston Globe: Hearing held on transgender rights bill

June 8, 2011 – San Antonio (AP): Mass. transgender activists press for rights bill (also Boston Herald and others)

June 8, 2011 – The Republic (AP)(Columbus, IN): Mass. transgender activists press for legislation designed to toughen legal protections

June 7, 2011 – Bay Windows: Pass This Bill

June 6, 2011 – Patriot Ledger: Commentary: Transgender bill debate should remain civil

June 5, 2011 – South Coast Today: Spillane: Bathroom scares compete with transgender protections

June 2, 2011 – South Coast Today: Our View: Pass the Transgender Equal Rights Bill

May 16, 2011 – Metro Boston: Transgender rights up for debate on Hill

May 11, 2011 – Bay Windows: The cost of discrimination: $5 million

May 11, 2011 – Huffington Post: The High Cost of Discrimination by Gunner Scott

May 11, 2011 – Worcester Telegram: High costs of discrimination

May 11, 2011 – Boston Globe: Transgender bias in workplace costs millions, study says

May 11, 2011 – Edge Boston: Study: Transgender Discrimination Costs Mass. Millions

May 6, 2011 – Bay Windows:Transgender Equal Rights Bill to get hearing in June

April 21, 2011 – Rainbow Times:MTPC wins WGBH video contest with Transgender Rights: Still Fighting

April 6, 2011 –, MA: Religious leaders revive bid to pass transgender bill

April 5, 2011 – Boston Globe: Religious leaders revive bid to pass transgender bill

April 4, 2011 – WWLP-22 Boston:Clergy supports transgender rights bill

March 16, 2011 – Bay Windows: Activists laud City Council’s passage of pro-trans resolution

March 10, 2011 – Bay Windows: Boston City Council passes resolution in support of Transgender Equal Rights Bill

March 5, 2011 – Rainbow Times: Voices of Massachusetts’ transgender artists

Feb 23, 2011 – Bay Windows: Patrick approves protection for transgender state employees

Feb 22, 2011, Boston Globe editorial: Patrick: Protecting transgender workers

Feb 18, 2011, Boston Globe Blog: Patrick signs order for transgender equality; will legislature pick up the baton?

Feb 18, 2011, Care2: Mass. Gov. Signs Executive Order Protecting Trans State Employees

Feb 18, 2011, Boston Herald: Deval Patrick signs ‘bathroom bill,’ sets off ‘firestorm’

Feb 18, 2011, Boston Globe: Transgender state workers get aid from governor

Feb 17, 2011, Bay Windows: Patrick signs executive order protecting transgender state employees

Feb 17, 2011, State House News, “Patrick orders protections for transgender state workers, applicants”: via Boston Herald; via Patriot Ledger

Feb 13, 2011, Transgender Rights Bill Exposed

Feb 1, 2011, Bay Windows:Transgender Day of Action draws advocates and allies

Jan 26, 2011, Worcester Mag:Aiming to protect transgender people from discrimination

Jan 3, 2011, State House News:MTPC ADDS THREE NEW VIDEOS TO I AM:

Nov 24, 2010, Windy City Times: Mass. transgender group launches awareness campaign

Nov 15,2010, Boston Metro: Transitioning their tactics to raise public awareness

Nov 15, 2010, Bay Windows: Trans Awareness Week kicks off with launch of video project

Nov 15, 2010, “I AM: Trans People Speak” Campaign Highlights Trans Lives

Nov 12, 2010, Rainbow Times: MTPC Launches Groundbreaking Public Education Campaign

Nov 2, 2010, Bay Windows: Telling stories: I AM a supporter of transgender rights

Oct 31, 2010, WGLB-TV: Gender and politics: blurring the boundaries

Aug 15, 2010, Boston Phoenix: Federal trans-formation by David S. Bernstein

Jul 15,2010, Boston Herald: Backers push for passage of transgender bill by Katie Carlin

7/14/2010, Boston Phoenix: “Bathroom Baker,” Meet “Bathroom Bill”

7/14/2010, WWLP: Advocates push transgender bill

7/14/2010, Dedham Transcript: Transgender bill held up as supporters press lawmakers

7/14/2010, Associated Press: Transgender advocates urge passage of bill

7/14/2010, Boston’s Channel 5: Transgender Groups Pushing ‘Bathroom Bill’

5/13/2010, Boston Globe: Frank will keep transgender rights in employment nondiscrimination bill (on Federal ENDA)

5/11/2010, Bay Windows: Transgender Rights Bill receives more support, extended deadline

5/6/2010, StateHouse News: Senator sees further hold-up on transgender bill

5/6/2010, Advancing Transgender Civil Rights by Rep. Carl Sciortino (D-Somerville)

5/5/2010: MA Bishops Send Letter to Legislators in Support of Transgender Nondiscrimination Bill [walkingwithintegrity.blogspot] []

5/5/2010: Boston City Council unanimous in support of transgender rights [South End News] [Bay Windows, w/resolution text]

4/29/2010, Worcester Telebram: Transgenders still wait for their rights

4/29/2010, Melrose Free Press: Tisei downplays split with Baker on transgender bill [also 5/6 in Stoneham Sun]

4/28/2010, Bay Windows: Parents offer support for Transgender Rights Bill

4/28/2010, Bay Windows: Trying to pass the transgender civil rights bill

4/28/2010, WGBH Greater Boston: Rallying for transgender rights (video, link expires 4/29)

4/28/2010, Patriot Ledger: Transgender rights does not belong in budget bill [letter to the editor in response]

4/27/2010, Roll Call in the House on Transgender Amendment

4/27/2010, On Liberty blog: Equality is nothing to fear

4/27/2010, Associated Press: Transgender parents push for kids’ rights []

4/27/2010, Associated Press: Transgender activists push back on rights bill [Herald] – [Globe]

4/25/2010, Boston Globe: Backers rally around transgender bill

4/23/2010, Boston Phoenix: Brown-nosing and flip-flopping

4/22/2010, Associated Press: Transgender fight takes shape

4/22/2010, Boston Globe: Baker looks both ways on gay rights


4/22/2010, Worcester Telegram: Transgender legislation poses dangers

4/21/2010, Patriot Ledger: Gay, transgender rights an election-year wedge issue again

4/21/2010, Bay Windows: Transgender bill becomes hot button issue

4/21/2010, Bay Windows: Shame, shame on you, Charlie Baker

4/21/2010, Patriot Ledger: Gay, transgender rights an election-year wedge issue again

4/21/2010, Associated Press: Transgenderbill divides Mass. gov. candidates [Globe]

4/21/2010, Boston Globe: Patrick makes pitch for transgender bill

4/20/2010, Boston Globe: Patrick reiterates support for transgender bill

4/20/2010, Boston Globe: Transgender bill opens door to party clash

4/20/2010, Boston Globe: No, it’s not a bathroom bill (editorial)

4/20/2010, Associated Press: Mass. gov. candidates split on transgender bill [Globe]

4/20/2010, Edge Boston: Mass GOP Ticket at Odds Over Trans Rights

Hundreds Lobby for Transgender Protections in MA (pdf)
On Top Magazine, Jan 2010

Antibias law sought for transgender people (pdf)
The Boston Globe, July 14, 2009

Out with the old, spin with the new (pdf)
The Boston Globe, Dec 26, 2008

Mass Transgender Political Coalition working for anti-discrimination law
Indymedia, Dec 11, 2008

Gunner Scott Speaks at Prop 8 Rally Nov 15, 2008



Transgender Women make statement on reality TV (pdf)
The Boston Globe, Oct 7, 2008



Alleged Theft Jeopardizes Sciortino Reelection Bid
New England Blade, by Zachary Violette – May 28, 2008

Trans rights bill put into study
Bay Windows, by Ethan Jacobs – Mar 20, 2008


Photos from Judiciary Committee hearing
March 4, 2008


Trans rights bill likely delayed
Bay Windows, by Ethan Jacobs – Mar 19, 2008

Advocates turn out en masse for transgender civil rights bill
Bay Windows, by Ethan Jacobs – Mar 6, 2008

Protections for transgender people can’t wait
Bay Windows, by Laura Kiritsy – Mar 6, 2008

AG Martha Coakley’s testimony in support of HB 1722
Bay Windows, by Laura Kiritsy – Mar 4, 2008

Governor Deval Patrick’s testimony in support of HB 1722
Bay Windows – Mar 4, 2008

Barney Frank’s testimony in favor of H.B. 1722
Bay Windows, by Laura Kiritsy – Mar 4, 2008

Gunner Scott becomes first paid MTPC employee
New England Blade, by William Henderson – Jan 17, 2008

The Time is Now: Speak Up for Transgender Equality
New England Blade, Gunner Scott – Feb 29, 2008

Trans bill briefing draws a crowd
Bay Windows, by Ethan Jacobs – Jan 17, 2008

Trial by fire
Bay Windows, by Ethan Jacobs – Jan 16, 2008

Scott to head MTPC, HRC and local orgs provide financial support
Bay Windows, by Ethan Jacobs – Jan 10, 2008

2007 In Review: Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition takes aim at non-discrimination hate crimes legislation
New England Blade, by William Henderson – Jan 03, 2008

MTPC wins Boston Foundation grant
Bay Windows, by Ethan Jacobs – Dec 19, 2007

MTPC gives thanks
Bay Windows, by Susan Ryan-Vollmar – Nov 20, 2007

Lobby day training
Bay Windows, by Ethan Jacobs – Sep 20, 2007

Emerson makes restrooms gender-neutral (pdf)
The Boston Globe, Sept 1, 2007

MTPC targets 17 lawmakers in 17 days
Bay Windows – Aug 8, 2007

City Council approves transgender ordinance
Bay Windows, by Beth Berlo – Oct 31, 2002