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MYD’s Statement on Orlando

All of us have been touched in some way by the events of this weekend in Orlando, some much more than others. Unfortunately, tragedies like this more and more seem to simply result in the same hollow platitudes. But that will not happen this year. Stand with the Manhattan Young Democrats this election season as we continue to fight for LGBT rights and expanded gun control.

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MYD’s Statement on Transgender Bathrooms

The Manhattan Young Democrats stand with the President in his call that all schools treat their students with respect, consistent with their gender identity. We are proud that New York State is not following the lead of the states that have filed a lawsuit objecting this directive.

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MYD’s Statement On CUNY Funding

The Manhattan Young Democrats stand with the CUNY University Student Senate, and call for the Governor to rescind his proposal to cut CUNY's state funding.