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 […]

LGBT Rights in Malaysia: Will TPP Take Precedence over Stated Obama Administration Principles?

For Immediate Release: September 15, 2015 Contact: Jerame Davis, jdavis@prideatwork.org, 202-637-5014 LGBT Rights in Malaysia: Will TPP Take Precedence over Stated Obama Administration Principles? Washington – After facing bipartisan criticism for placing its pro-TPP agenda ahead of human trafficking concerns in Malaysia, the Obama Administration is facing another test case […]

Pride at Work Endorses the Equality Act

For Immediate Release July 23, 2015 Contact: Jerame Davis jdavis@prideatwork.org Pride at Work Endorses the Equality Act WASHINGTON, DC – Today on Capitol Hill, Senators Jeff Merkley (D-Or), Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), and Cory Booker (D-NJ) along with Representatives David Cicilline (D-RI) and John Lewis (D-GA) introduced a new bill to […]

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 […]