On this edition, OutCasting returns to our look at transgender issues in a discussions with Richard Gottfried, a member of the New York State Assemblyman who represents Assembly District 75 on the west side of Manhattan. Assemblyman Gottfried is known for the HIV testing confidentiality law. He introduced New York's first marriage equality bill in 2003 and co-sponsored the bill that brought marriage equality to New York in 2011. He is now sponsoring GENDA, which would add gender identity and expression to the state's anti-discrimination laws concerning housing, employment, and public accommodation.
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