Pride at Work Celebrates Marriage Equality Across the Nation

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For Immediate Release June 26, 2015 Contact: Jerame Davis jdavis@prideatwork.org Pride at Work Celebrates Marriage Equality Across the Nation WASHINGTON, DC – In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court ruled today to affirm the right to marry for same-sex couples across the nation. Pride at Work celebrates this historic victory […]

Pride at Work Reacts to Murders at Emmanuel AME Church

For Immediate Release June 18, 2015 Contact: Jerame Davis jdavis@prideatwork.org Pride at Work Reacts to Murders at Emmanuel AME Church WASHINGTON, DC – Wednesday night, a young white man walked into the historic Emmanuel AME church in Charleston, South Carolina and murdered nine African-American parishioners. Witnesses heard the killer make racially motivated […]

Pride at Work Applauds “No” Vote on Trade Package

For Immediate Release   June 12, 2015   Contact: Jerame Davis jdavis@prideatwork.org   Pride at Work Applauds “No” Vote on Trade Package   WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House of Representatives voted down a flawed trade package that would enable the Trans-Pacific Partnership to move forward. The original measure was passed by […]

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 […]