A Victory Decades in the Making: New York Repeals the Walking While Trans Ban

After nearly fifty years of wreaking havoc on marginalized communities, the criminalization of loitering for the purpose of engaging in a prostitution offense was finally repealed in New York State. The statute, passed in 1976, is commonly referred to as the “Walking While Trans Ban” because law enforcement used it to unjustly target, harass, and…Continue reading A Victory Decades in the Making: New York Repeals the Walking While Trans Ban