January 17: News Conference on Transgender Nondiscrimination Bill January 11, 2018


Thursday, January 11, 2018
Contact: Barbara MacLeod, (207) 752-0484, [email protected]

NH’s BIA, Women’s Foundation, and others will discuss support for nondiscrimination protections for transgender Granite Staters

CONCORD, N.H. — Freedom New Hampshire will host a news conference at the Legislative Office Building on Wednesday, January 17 at 12:00pm to announce the filing of HB 1319. This bipartisan legislation would ensure transgender Granite Staters are protected from discrimination in employment, access to housing, and public spaces like restaurants, shops, and government buildings. Details below:

WHO: Business leaders, women’s and anti-violence advocates, legislators, and transgender citizens and their families.
WHAT: News conference to announce the filing of the bipartisan HB 1319 to protect transgender Granite Staters from discrimination in employment, housing, and public spaces.
WHERE: New Hampshire State Capitol, Legislative Office Building, 33 N State St, Concord, NH 03301
WHEN: Wednesday, January 17, 12:00pm EST

Confirmed speakers include:

  • David Juvet, Senior Vice President of Public Policy of the Business and Industry Association of New Hampshire.
  • Sarah Mattson Dustin, Director of Policy of the New Hampshire Women’s Foundation.
  • Kenzo Morris, a transgender father living in Gilmanton with his wife and two daughters.
  • Gerri Cannon, a Somersworth School Board Member and one of seven transgender candidates who won historic elections last November.
  • Jess MacFadzen, a transgender veteran and state police dispatcher who transitioned on the job working for the New Hampshire State Police.
  • Ed Butler (D-Hart’s Location), lead sponsor of HB 1319.