Allentown Nondiscrimination Ordinance
Codified Ordinances of Allentown § 181.02
Adopted: April 4, 2002
Allentown City Council adopted an inclusive nondiscrimination ordinance in 2002. The Allentown ordinance is the first nondiscrimination law in the state to distinctively reference and protect bias on “gender identity” rather than combine with the definition of sexual orientation. The Allentown City Council voted 5 -2 in favor of the ordinance.
In the News
City protects gays, gender identity The Morning Call (April 4, 2002)