Press Releases : LGBTQ+

AG Platkin Announces Consent Order With Restaurant that Allegedly Discriminated on the Basis of Gender Identity in Violation of Law Against Discrimination

Asbury Park Restaurant Agrees to Broad Equitable Relief, to Adopt New Gender-Neutral Dress Code, and to Pay Penalty.

Statement of Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin Ahead of Pride Celebrations Across New Jersey

Earlier today, I had the privilege to convene a meeting of law enforcement leaders, LGBTQ+ community leaders and allies from across the state, and members of the Department of Law and Public Safety leadership team, to address security concerns of the LGBTQ+ community ahead of one of the most inclusive celebrations of the calendar year – Pride.

AG Platkin, DCR Announce Filing of Civil Rights Complaints and Applications Seeking to Immediately Prohibit Implementation of LGBTQ+ Parental Notification Policies

New Policies Enacted by Three Boards of Education Require Staff to Reveal Gender Identity of Transgender, Gender Non-Conforming, and Gender Non-Binary Students in Violation of the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination For Immediate Release: June 22, 2023 Office of the...

AG Platkin Announces Filing of Civil Rights Complaint and Application Seeking to Immediately Prohibit Implementation of Hanover Township Board of Education’s LGBTQ+ Parental Notification Policy

New District Policy Requires Staff to Reveal LGBTQ+ Status of School Students For Immediate Release: May 17, 2023 Office of the Attorney General- Matthew J. Platkin, Attorney GeneralDivision on Civil Rights- Sundeep Iyer, DirectorDivision of Law- Michael T.G. Long,...

50 Years Later, New Jersey Rights a Historical Wrong: AG Grewal Formally Apologizes for Office’s Role in Shutting Down the State’s Gay Bars

AG Grewal, ABC Director Graziano Vacate 126 Enforcement Actions Brought Against ABC License Holders that Served LGBTQ+ Patrons from 1933 to 1967 For Immediate Release: June 29, 2021 Office of The Attorney General- Gurbir S. Grewal, Attorney GeneralDivision of...