Brad Hoylman

New York State Senate, District 30

Brad will continue to work for equality in the New York Senate!

Biography

Brad Hoylman is Chair of the New York Senate Judiciary Committee who has passed landmark legislation on behalf of LGBTQ New Yorkers, including the Gender Expression Non-discrimination Act (GENDA), banning so-called “gay conversion therapy,” support for HIV/AIDS and LGBTQ seniors, eliminating a statute that resulted in the racial profiling of transgender women of color (also known as the “ban on Walking while Trans”), the Child Victims Act, which has resulted in over 5,000 adult survivors of child sexual abuse the opportunity to have their day in court, the elimination of the “gay and trans panic” defense in the criminal statute, and legalizing gestational surrogacy.

Brad lives in Greenwich Village with his husband, David, and two young daughters, Silvia and Lucy, and is a member of Congregation Beit Simchat Torah (CBST), the city’s LGBTQ synagogue.

Brad is a graduate of Oxford University, where he was a Rhodes scholar, and Harvard Law School.

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