Proposed Amendment Aimed at Broadening LGBTQ Protections | New York Law Journal

By Jason Grant October 24, 2017

A multipronged amendment aimed at broadening protection for certain LGBTQ community members has been proposed for the state court system’s policies on nondiscrimination.

The change, sanctioned by the Administrative Board and released for public comment on Tuesday, would alter the nondiscrimination policies for judges, lawyers and others in the state court system by adding the terms “gender identity” and “gender expression” to the explicitly protected categories of nondiscrimination.

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Anyone with a Google account can sign up for the security program on Google’s Advanced Protection webpage. To get started, you will have to buy two physical keys for about $20 each. Google recommends buying one from Feitian and another from Yubico.

The keys, which look like thumb drives and can fit on your key chain, contain digital signatures that prove you are you. To set one up, you plug the key into a computer USB port, tap a button and name it. (The Feitian key wirelessly communicates with your smartphone to authenticate the login.) This process takes a few minutes.