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Pride at Work Statement on DOJ Religious Exemption Guidance

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For Immediate Release October 6, 2017 Contact: Jerame Davis – jdavis@prideatwork.org Pride at Work Statement on DOJ Religious Exemption Guidance Washington – Freedom of religion is foundational to our country, but this new directive from the DOJ is extremely dangerous for LGBTQ working people. The broad language is effectively a taxpayer […]

Pride at Work Statement on DOJ Rescinding Protections for Transgender Working People

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For Immediate Release October 5, 2017 Contact: Jerame Davis – jdavis@prideatwork.org Pride at Work Statement on DOJ Rescinding Protections for Transgender Working People Washington – Yesterday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a memo to all Department of Justice (DOJ) attorneys stating Title VII’s sex discrimination prohibitions do not protect transgender […]

Pride at Work Response the Trump Administration’s DACA Announcement

For Immediate Release September 5, 2017 Contact: Jerame Davis – jdavis@prideatwork.org Pride at Work Responds to the Trump Administration’s DACA Announcement Washington – Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Tuesday that the Trump administration will rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, putting more than 800,000 young immigrants at risk of deportation. Executive Director […]

Pride at Work Condemns Acts of White Supremacy in Charlottesville, VA

For Immediate Release August 14, 2017 Contact: Jerame Davis – jdavis@prideatwork.org Pride at Work Condemns Acts of White Supremacy in Charlottesville, VA Washington – Pride at Work stands firmly against all forms of white supremacy and terrorism in this country and around the world. What we saw on Saturday in […]

Pride at Work and Union Veterans Council React to Transgender Service Ban

For Immediate Release July 26, 2017 Contact: Jerame Davis – jdavis@prideatwork.org Pride at Work and Union Veterans Council React to Transgender Service Ban Washington – President Trump announced today that he will issue an order to ban transgender Americans from serving in the military. Pride at Work and Union Veterans Council issued […]

An Alternative Religious Perspective on Religious Exemption Laws

While the past several years have been full of major victories for the LGBTQ movement, there are still many battles to be won. In the past several years, the work of the LGBTQ movement’s opposition has turned to so-called “religious freedom” exemption laws. Notable examples of these laws and their […]

Pride at Work Reacts to Ground-Breaking Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals Ruling on Sexual Orientation Discrimination

For Immediate Release April 5, 2017 Contact: Jerame Davis – jdavis@prideatwork.org Pride at Work Reacts to Ground-Breaking Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals Ruling on Sexual Orientation Discrimination Washington – On Tuesday in a ground-breaking 8-3 decision, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that employment discrimination on the basis of […]

How Unions Can Protect LGBT Rights in the Age of Trump

After a decade of unprecedented progress, LGBT activists find themselves  facing challenges that few of us could have foreseen even a year ago. While the new Trump administration has not made its attitude toward LGBT people completely clear, it represents social forces that are mostly hostile to LGBT rights. And […]

WEDNESDAY: REP. MARK TAKANO AND LGBTQ EQUALITY GROUPS HOLD PRESS CONFERENCE ON LGBTQ CONCERNS ABOUT TRUMP’S NOMINEE FOR LABOR SECRETARY, ANDREW PUZDER

MEDIA ADVISORY WEDNESDAY: REP. MARK TAKANO AND LGBTQ EQUALITY GROUPS HOLD PRESS CONFERENCE ON LGBTQ CONCERNS ABOUT TRUMP’S NOMINEE FOR LABOR SECRETARY, ANDREW PUZDER DETAILS: Pride at Work and Equality Federation will be joined by Rep. Mark Takano for a press conference on Capitol Hill to discuss the LGBTQ ramifications of Andrew […]

Pride at Work Reacts to Leaked Religious Exemptions Executive Order Draft

For Immediate Release February 2, 2017 Contact: Jerame Davis – jdavis@prideatwork.org Pride at Work Reacts to Leaked Religious Exemptions Executive Order Draft Washington – Last night, a draft leaked of a potential executive order that would extend broad religious exemptions that amount to a license to discriminate against LGBTQ people. […]