Gay pride flag Connecticut cities and towns scored higher than average in a national assessment of laws and policies supporting the LGBTQ community, with Stamford and Hartford at the top in the state, according to a report released Tuesday by the educational arm of the Human Rights Campaign. The campaign, which is the nation’s largest […]
With little debate, the House of Representatives voted 126 to 18 Thursday night for legislation easing the way for transgender people to legally change their sex on birth certificates, drivers’ licenses and other forms of identification. The bill now goes to the Senate.
The Human Rights Campaign, the nation’s largest gay rights organization, included 14 Connecticut companies in its 2015 Corporate Equality Index, an annual report that assesses inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees in major companies and law firms.
Allison Herwitt has worked for Republican politicians, but now she’ll take the top position in the office of Democratic Connecticut Sen. Chris Murphy. On Friday, Murphy announced the hire of Herwitt as his chief of staff, replacing Francis Creighton, who left the senator’s office in February.