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TPP Signing Undermines U.S. Commitment to LGBTQ Equality and the Fight Against HIV/AIDS

For Immediate Release: February 3, 2016 Contact: Jerame Davis, jdavis@prideatwork.org, 202-637-5014 TPP Signing Undermines U.S. Commitment to LGBTQ Equality and the Fight Against HIV/AIDS Washington – Today, in Auckland, New Zealand, US Trade Representative Michael Froman, along with his counterparts from other Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) countries, will sign the secretly negotiated trade deal […]

Reflections on a Love Warrior for Justice: Memories of Tom Barbera by SEIU President, Mary Kay Henry

Tom Barbera was a love warrior for justice and a dedicated activist who dealt with real issues impacting the lives of working men and women at SEIU Local 509 in Massachusetts. There was no job too small or too big that he wasn’t willing to tackle. I loved his wicked […]

Remembering Tom Barbera

Tom BarberaDecember 28, 1957 — December 23, 2015Testimonial from Harneen Chernow December 23, 2015 saw the untimely passing of Tom Barbera, a long-time labor and gay rights activist in the greater Boston area.  Never one to hold back his opinion or commitment to fighting injustice in every form, Tom’s passionate […]

RELEASE: A New Threat in Global Fight against HIV/AIDS: The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Trade Deal

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For Immediate Release: December 1, 2015 Contact: Jerame Davis, jdavis@prideatwork.org, 202-637-5014 A New Threat in Global Fight against HIV/AIDS: The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Trade Deal This World AIDS Day, a Reminder that TPP Could Threaten Access to Safe and Affordable HIV/AIDS Drugs Washington – Every year on World AIDS Day, […]

Pride at Work Reacts to Release of HRC Corporate Equality Index

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For Immediate Release: November 19, 2015 Contact: Jerame Davis, jdavis@prideatwork.org, 202-637-5014 Washington –The following is a statement from Pride at Work Executive Director Jerame Davis reacting to the release of the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2016 Corporate Equality Index. “We are disappointed that the HRC Corporate Equality Index (CEI) rewards […]

Now It’s Official: The TPP Fails the Test for LGBT Concerns

For Immediate Release: November 5, 2015 Contact: Jerame Davis, jdavis@prideatwork.org, 202-637-5014 Now It’s Official: The TPP Fails the Test for LGBT Concerns Washington – The release of the full text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) makes clear that this trade pact does nothing to address the state-sponsored persecution of LGBT […]

Resolution: Supporting the Massage Advocacy Project

Resolution Supporting the Massage Advocacy Project Licensed Massage Therapists (LMTs) work hard across the country to help their customers live healthier, more holistic lives. But many LMTs struggle with low wages, limited access to health care and no time off. To make their lives better, LMTs are joining together in […]

TPP Fails to Address Human Rights Issues as LGBT Rights Regress in Malaysia

For Immediate Release: October 9, 2015 Contact: Jerame Davis, jdavis@prideatwork.org, 202-637-5014 TPP Fails to Address Human Rights Issues as LGBT Rights Regress in Malaysia Washington – The following is a statement from Pride at Work Executive Director Jerame Davis reacting to news of Malaysia’s continued oppression of LGBT people: “We continue to receive platitudes […]

Three Reasons Why the TPP Should Trouble the LGBT Community: Brunei, Malaysia, and Increased Costs for HIV/AIDS Medicine

For Immediate Release: October 5, 2015 Contact: Jerame Davis, jdavis@prideatwork.org, 202-637-5014 Three Reasons Why the TPP Should Trouble the LGBT Community: Brunei, Malaysia, and Increased Costs for HIV/AIDS Medicine Washington – The following is a statement from Pride at Work Executive Director Jerame Davis reacting to the news that the […]

Resolution: Human Trafficking

Resolution on Human Trafficking Human trafficking is a crime that endangers the lives of millions of people around the world with domestic and transnational trafficking networks that know no borders. From forced labor and debt bondage to forced commercial sexual exploitation and involuntary domestic servitude, human trafficking leaves no country […]