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 […]

Pride at Work Statement on Today’s Attack in Orlando

For Immediate Release June 12, 2016 Contact: Jerame Davis jdavis@prideatwork.org http://pride-at.work/1U3a0SB Pride at Work Statement on Today’s Attack in Orlando Washington, DC – The following may be attributed to Jerame Davis, Executive Director of Pride at Work on behalf of the entire National Executive Board and our membership throughout organized labor: […]

House Amendment Threatens LGBTQ Protections for Federal Contractors

For Immediate Release April 29, 2016 Contact: Jerame Davis jdavis@prideatwork.org House Amendment Threatens LGBTQ Protections for Federal Contractors Washington, DC – On Thursday, the U.S. House Armed Services Committee passed an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (H.R. 4909) intended to overturn an executive order by President Obama that […]

Malaysian Raid of Transgender Fundraiser Underscores Bad Trade Deal

For Immediate Release April 27, 2016 Contact: Jerame Davis jdavis@prideatwork.org Malaysian Raid of Transgender Fundraiser Underscores Bad Trade Deal Washington, DC – A recent raid on a fundraiser organized by Malaysian transgender activists has once again put the country’s abuses of LGBTQ human rights under the spotlight. As the US […]

Pride at Work Reacts to Supreme Court Ruling in Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association

For Immediate Release March 30, 2016 Contact: Jerame Davis jdavis@prideatwork.org Pride at Work Reacts to Supreme Court Ruling in Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association Washington, DC – On March 29, 2016 the Supreme Court voted of 4-4 to uphold a decades-old ruling that threatened the continued viability of unions for […]