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White House Hosts Historic Meeting on LGBTQ People and People Living with HIV in the U.S. Criminal Justice System

White House Hosts Historic Meeting on LGBTQ People and People Living with HIV in the U.S. Criminal Justice System Policy Makers, Formerly Incarcerated LGBT People and Advocates Tackle Discrimination, Abuses, and Disproportionate Rates of Incarceration of LGBT people and PLHIV PRESS CONTACTS: Andrea Ritchie, 2014 Soros Justice Fellow, 646-831-1243, andrearitchie@gmail.com […]

AFL-CIO Constituency Groups Stand with Native Americans to Stop the Dakota Access Pipeline

For Immediate Release: September 19, 2016 Contact: Jerame Davis at jdavis@prideatwork.org AFL-CIO Constituency Groups Stand with Native Americans to Stop the Dakota Access Pipeline Washington, DC – Together, the Labor Coalition for Community Action, which includes the A. Phillip Randolph Institute, the Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance, the Coalition of […]

Pride at Work Celebrates New Bathroom Access Regulation

The Obama Administration continues to make good on its promise to enact sensible policies that will move the LGBTQ community down the path toward equality with the announcement of a new General Services Administration (GSA) regulation that affirms the right of transgender people to use the restroom that corresponds with […]

American Federation of Teachers Passes Resolution to Protect LGBTQ Students’ Educational Opportunities And Safety

For Immediate Release: July 22, 2016 Contact: Jerame Davis at jdavis@prideatwork.org American Federation of Teachers Passes Resolution to Protect LGBTQ Students’ Educational Opportunities And Safety Washington, DC – Following the recent passage of a resolution focused on LGBTQ students at the American Federations of Teachers convention, Pride at Work Executive Director, Jerame Davis, […]

On LGBT Standards and Beyond, DNC Platform Stands in Opposition to TPP Trade Deal

For Immediate Release: July 12, 2016 Contact: Jerame Davis at jdavis@prideatwork.org   On LGBT Standards and Beyond, DNC Platform Stands in Opposition to TPP Trade Deal  Washington, DC – The following is a statement from Jerame Davis, Executive Director of Pride at Work reacting to the Democratic Party platform adopted this past weekend and assessing why […]

Pride at Work Statement on the Deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile

For Immediate Release July 7, 2016 Contact: Jerame Davis jdavis@prideatwork.org Pride at Work Statement on the Deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile Washington, DC – Following the recent police-involved shootings of two black men – Alton Sterling and Philando Castile – Pride at Work Executive Director, Jerame Davis, issued […]

LGBTQ Latinx Groups and Allies Reaffirm Their Resolve to End Violence Against Marginalized Communities Following the Orlando Tragedy

LGBTQ Latinx Groups and Allies Reaffirm Their Resolve to End Violence Against Marginalized Communities Following the Orlando Tragedy June 20, 2016 We, the undersigned, a coalition of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) Latinx organizations and allies make the following statement in the spirit of education and with the […]

Muslim-LGBTQ Unity Statement in Response to Divisive Rhetoric After Orlando Shooting

Muslim-LGBTQ Unity Statement in Response to Divisive Rhetoric After Orlando Shooting June 21, 2016 As members of the LGBTQ and Muslim communities in America, we are joined in solidarity, grief and outrage at the horrific attack that unfolded in Orlando on June 12. Our hearts, our thoughts and our prayers […]

LGBTQ and Gun Violence-Prevention Groups Call for Hate and Terror to be Disarmed Following Orlando Shooting

LGBTQ and Gun Violence-Prevention Groups Call for Hate and Terror to be Disarmed Following Orlando Shooting   JUNE 16, 2016 As U.S. government leaders continue to grapple with addressing gun violence-prevention following last weekend’s homophobic massacre at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, LGBTQ and gun violence-prevention advocates and activists […]

LGBTQ Groups Call For Unity In The Wake Of Orlando Shooting

LGBTQ Groups Call For Unity In The Wake Of Orlando Shooting JUNE 13, 2016 We the undersigned organizations working on the front lines of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) movement share in the profound grief for those who were killed and many more who were wounded during […]