February 14, 2012 -- Massachusett's new transgender law: strategies for compliance and advocacy

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On February 14, 2012, Western New England University School of Law Center for Gender and Sexuality Studies sponsored a panel discussion on the new Massachusetts transgender law. Panelists include Julian Tynes, Chair of the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination; Susan Fentin, Partner at Skoler, Abbott, and Presser, P.C.; Whitney Holovach, Civil Rights Specialist at the Massachusetts Fair Housing Center, and Jennifer Levi, Professor at Western New England University School of Law. The panel explored the steps that employers, landlords, lenders, and others should take to ensure the compliance with the law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender identity.