April 16,2015 -- Application of Massachusetts Fair Housing Law to LGBT Individuals

Sunila Thomas-George
Ann Lynch
Meris Bergquist

Abstract

On April 16, 2015, the Center for Gender & Sexuality Studies at Western New England University School of Law hosted a Fair Housing Rights: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Issues program, which included a panel discussion about the application of Massachusetts Fair Housing Law as related to LGBT individuals and the challenges this community faces. The panel included Commissioner Sunila Thomas-George, of the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, Ann Lynch, Esq., of the Massachusetts Attorney General's Office, and Meris Bergquist, of the Massachusetts Fair Housing Center,