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Media / February 20, 2021

NOW Calls Out Eric Adams' Close Ties With Convicted DV Abuser

“Eric Adams’ refusal to hold an elected official accountable for intimate partner violence that left a woman’s face scarred will always be a mark against him,” said Sonia Ossorio, who runs the New York City chapter of the National Organization for Women.

Press Releases / January 27, 2021

Repeal the #WalkingWhileTrans Law in New York State

It's time to change our discriminatory state laws that harm women and LGBTQ individuals. We support the repeal of "loitering for the purpose of prostitution" law, which has resulted in unjust police profiling, arrests, harassment and violence and disproportionately targets women of color and the transgender community.

Media / January 27, 2021

NOW Questions Ray McGuire's Saudi Connection

“While other candidates trying to become the next mayor were working as public servants, Ray was orchestrating deals with the Saudis, a government that murders its gay citizens by beheading and saves stonings for its adulterous women,” said Sonia Ossorio, president of the New York City chapter of the National Organization for Women. “It’s something worth contemplating.”