Pride at Work Statement on Today’s Attack in Orlando

For Immediate Release June 12, 2016 Contact: Jerame Davis jdavis@prideatwork.org https://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 […]

Pride at Work Condemns Anti-LGBTQ Legislation

For Immediate Release March 24, 2016 Contact: Jerame Davis jdavis@prideatwork.org Pride at Work Condemns Anti-LGBTQ Legislation WASHINGTON, DC – Less than three months into the new year, nearly 200 anti-LGBTQ bills have been filed in statehouses around the country. In the past week, two of those bills – in North […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]