Under Trump, LGBTQ Progress Is Being Reversed In Plain Sight
By KIRSTEN BERG and MOIZ SYED

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Donald Trump promised he would fight for LGBTQ people. Instead his administration has systematically undone recent gains in their rights and protections. Herein are 31 examples. When he campaigned for president, Donald Trump posed with the rainbow flag and became the first GOP nominee to mention LGBTQ citizens in his convention speech. In his first month as president, he signed …

eHeziUnder Trump, LGBTQ Progress Is Being Reversed In Plain Sight
By KIRSTEN BERG and MOIZ SYED

Engel Statement on Transgender Day of Remembrance

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WASHINGTON, DC — November 20, 2019 — Congressman Eliot L. Engel, a member of the House LGBT Equality Caucus, today marked Transgender Day of Remembrance with the following statement: “The deadly attacks we continue to see against the transgender community are a horrifying reminder of the struggle that endures for far too many of our fellow Americans. The sad reality …

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Hudson Valley Stonewall Dems Endorse Eliot Engel for Re-election

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WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NY —November 18, 2019 — The Hudson Valley Stonewall Democrats, a grassroots LGBTQ advocacy group based in the Hudson Valley, has endorsed Congressman Eliot Engel for re-election to Congress in New York’s 16th Congressional District, which covers parts of Westchester and Bronx counties. In their endorsement the organization cited Congressman Engel’s long record of pro-LGBTQ+ support in Congress, …

eHeziHudson Valley Stonewall Dems Endorse Eliot Engel for Re-election

A Proposal to Combat Hate Crimes
By Greenburgh Town Supervisor PAUL FEINER 

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The Feiner Report Westchester County Would Be Best Served By Compiling a “Hate Crime Reporting Form” That Would Be Shared and Thereby Help to Track Hate Crimes and Its Offenders GREENBURGH, NY — Our county has experienced numerous Anti-Semitic incidents in recent months.  Scarsdale, White Plains, Pleasantville have experienced Anti-Semitic incidents in the last few weeks alone. The problem is escalating. …

Paul FeinerA Proposal to Combat Hate Crimes
By Greenburgh Town Supervisor PAUL FEINER 

Senator Carlucci Presented a Check for $90,000 in State Funding to Legal Services of the Hudson Valley to Help Domestic Violence Survivors

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October Is Domestic Violence Awareness Month! SPRING VALLEY, NY — October 1, 2019 — In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Westchester) presented Legal Services of the Hudson Valley (LSHV) with $90,000 in State funding to go towards legal services for domestic violence survivors. The funding was secured through the New York State 2019-2020 budget. LSHV’s CEO, Barbara …

eHeziSenator Carlucci Presented a Check for $90,000 in State Funding to Legal Services of the Hudson Valley to Help Domestic Violence Survivors

Resources for Suicide Prevention, Mental Health, and Substance Treatment Resources

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Resources for Suicide Prevention, Mental Health, and Substance Treatment Resources If you or someone you know needs help immediately, you should take one of the following actions: Call 9-1-1 Text START to 741741 Call the Lifeline at 1-800-273 TALK (8255) Reach out to a teacher, counselor, principal or assistant principal.   CRISIS TEXT LINE   If you are immediately concerned …

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Polyamory: Limitless or Limiting?
By Dr. JOSEPH J. HORTON

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The Gottman Institute is one of the premiere organizations promoting evidence-based approaches to couple/marital relationships. The institute notes that it has“developed an approach that not only supports and repairs troubled marriages and committed relationships but strengthens happy ones.” The approach has been used with both opposite sex and same-sex couples, but the focus has always been on couples. The institute …

eHeziPolyamory: Limitless or Limiting?
By Dr. JOSEPH J. HORTON

Governor Cuomo Announces New York Opposition to Federal Government’s Proposed Rollback of Healthcare Protections for Transgendered and Gender Nonconforming Individuals

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Department of Financial Services, Division of Human Rights and Office of Children and Family Services Submit Comments Opposing U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Proposal That Would Undermine Protections Against Discrimination and Limit the Types of Insurance That Must Comply with Nondiscrimination Protections NYS Department of Health, Office for People with Developmental Disabilities and Office of Mental Health Will Also …

eHeziGovernor Cuomo Announces New York Opposition to Federal Government’s Proposed Rollback of Healthcare Protections for Transgendered and Gender Nonconforming Individuals