Mayors, while in Boston, announce support for transgender antidiscrimination law

Mayors from across the country who are gathered in Boston this weekend for the US Conference of Mayors meeting announced a coalition in support of the state’s transgender antidiscrimination law, in advance of a November ballot question that would revoke it.

The Mayors Against LGBT Discrimination coalition includes 320 mayors and town managers nationally.

Massachusetts mayors who signed on include: Martin J. Walsh of Boston; Kim Driscoll of Salem; Daniel Rivera of Lawrence; Paul Heroux of Attleboro; Alex Morse of Holyoke; Robert Dolan of Melrose; Jon Mitchell of New Bedford; Ruthanne Fuller of Newton; David Narkewicz of Northampton; Linda Tyer of Pittsfield; Joseph Curtatone of Somerville; Domenic Sarno of Springfield; Marc McGovern of Cambridge; and Joseph Petty of Worcester.

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