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NO on including gender identity in anti-discrimination law

Excerpts from legislation:[Current anti-discrimination law prohibits]:
  • Discrimination on the basis of sex
  • Discrimination on the basis of religious creed
  • Discrimination on the basis of learning disability or mental disability
  • [Add to that list the following]:
  • Discrimination on the basis of gender identity or expression [which] means a person's gender-related identity, appearance or behavior, whether or not that is different from that traditionally associated with the person's physiology or assigned sex at birth, which gender-related identity can be shown by providing evidence including medical history, care or treatment of the gender-related identity; consistent and uniform assertion of the gender-related identity; or any other evidence that the gender-related identity is sincerely held, part of a person's core identity & not being asserted for an improper purpose. Legislative outcome:Bill passed House, 77-62; Carter voted NAY; signed by Governor
    Source: Connecticut legislative voting record on HB 6599 , May 19, 2011

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