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Indiana’s Religious Freedom Law is an Affront to the Values of Organized Labor

For Immediate Release March 27, 2015 Contact: Jerame Davis jdavis@prideatwork.org Indiana’s Religious Freedom Law is an Affront to the Values of Organized Labor WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, Governor Mike Pence of Indiana signed that state’s version of a Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) bill, which would allow businesses, governments, and even first responders […]

No One Should Face Criminal Charges for Using the Bathroom

For Immediate Release March 19, 2015 Contact: Jerame Davis jdavis@prideatwork.org No One Should Face Criminal Charges for Using the Bathroom WASHINGTON, DC – In several states around the country, including Florida, Texas, Kentucky, and Missouri, legislation has been introduced to restrict bathroom usage by transgender and gender non-conforming individuals.  In light […]

Pride at Work Challenges Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBT Persons to Tackle Trade

For Immediate Release February 24, 2015 Contact: Jerame Davis jdavis@prideatwork.org Pride at Work Challenges Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBT Persons to Tackle Trade WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, the State Department announced the appointment of Randy Berry as the first Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBT Persons. In […]

Pride at Work Addresses US Trade Representative’s Continued Lack of Clarity on Brunei’s Continued Inclusion in the Trans-Pacific Partnership

For Immediate Release: January 27, 2015 Contact: Jerame Davis jdavis@prideatwork.org Pride at Work Addresses US Trade Representative’s Continued Lack of Clarity on Brunei’s Continued Inclusion in the Trans-Pacific Partnership WASHINGTON, DC – Today, during a Senate Finance Committee hearing on trade, Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) questioned U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman on the issue of […]

LGBTQ ORGANIZATIONS ISSUE OPEN LETTER: FROM FERGUSON TO TRUE FREEDOM

WASHINGTON, DC, December 9, 2014 —The National LGBTQ Task Force, in coalition with other national lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender organizations, today issued the following open letter: An Open Letter: From Ferguson to True Freedom Words cannot begin to describe the depth of feeling we all share about the unfolding […]

Pride at Work Statement on the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Issuing the Final Rule to Implement President Obama’s Executive Order Barring LGBT Workplace Discrimination for Federal Contractors

For Immediate Release December 3, 2014 Contact: Jerame Davis jdavis@prideatwork.org Pride at Work Statement on the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Issuing the Final Rule to Implement President Obama’s Executive Order Barring LGBT Workplace Discrimination for Federal Contractors WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance, which is housed within […]

Pride at Work Reaction to Ferguson Decision

For Immediate Release November 24, 2014 Contact: info@prideatwork.org   Pride at Work Reaction to Ferguson Decision   Washington, D.C. – Tonight, the grand jury in charge of investigating the shooting of Michael Brown announced it would not issue an indictment of Ferguson, MO officer Darren Wilson for Brown’s death. Pride at Work […]

Pride at Work Announces Appointment of Jerame Davis as Executive Director

For Immediate Release September 22, 2014 Contact: info@prideatwork.org   Pride at Work Announces Appointment of Jerame Davis as Executive Director Washington, D.C. – Pride at Work, the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) constituency group of organized labor, has selected Jerame Davis as the Executive Director for the organization going forward. Davis will […]

National LGBT Organizations Demand US Stop Negotiating TPP with Brunei

For Immediate Release June 12, 2014 Contact: Jerame Davis jdavis@prideatwork.org National LGBT Organizations Demand US Stop Negotiating TPP with Brunei WASHINGTON, DC – Today, several prominent national lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) equality organizations released a joint letter to President Obama demanding that the US cease further negotiations of the Trans-Pacific Partnership […]

P@W Stands with Michael Brown’s Family

Four days ago, a young African-American man was shot and killed in a confrontation with police in Ferguson, MO. His name was Michael Brown and he was only days away from beginning his first year in college. The details are murky and the police still haven’t released the name of […]