The New York City Police Department has laid out guidelines for how police officers with gender dysphoria can come out to their superiors as transgender and request that they be referred to by their preferred names and pronouns. According to The New York Daily News, the department unveiled during the NYPD Pride celebration in Manhattan on Wednesday a

new section of the NYPD Patrol Guide that explains how the department’s employees should tell their bosses which name and pronoun they want to be called and which gender-specific locker room they want to use. “We now have transgender police officers that want to live out and openly as transgender police officers, and they have brought us their unique experience on this job,” Detective Brian Downey, the president of the Gay Officers Action League, said according to the New York Daily News.  READ MORE