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Surprisingly, Ithaca Lags In Annual HRC Non-Discrimination Survey

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Ithaca ranks above the national average, but below seven other cities in New York State according to a ranking of non-discrimination policies.

The gay rights group the Human Rights Campaign gave Ithaca a score of 74 out of 100.

HRC encourages cities to enact stronger anti-discrimination laws.

Albany, New York City and Rochester all got perfect scores.

The survey looks for non-discrimination laws, elected gay officials and a police or government LGBTQ liaison.

HRC says Ithaca lost points for not offering transgender insurance coverage to employees and for the lack of an LGBTQ police liaison or task force. Is Powered By:
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