WE REMEMBER AND CONTINUE TO FIGHT

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Today is the start of Pride month. 51 years ago the Stonewall Riots, also called the Stonewall Uprising, began in the early hours of June 28th, 1969. When police raided the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar located in Greenwich Village in New York City, it was the breaking point after years of raids, harassment, and violence by the police towards queer people. The raid sparked days of riots, led by trans women of color, after police violently hauled employees and…

Black Lives Matter. George Floyd Should Be Alive.

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Black Lives Matter For Immediate Release May 30th 2020 Black Lives Matter. George Floyd Should Be Alive. WASHINGTON – People around the world watched in horror as the life slowly drained from George Floyd while a police officer held his knee on his neck and George and others pleaded for his life. In the wake of this tragedy and the ongoing violence against the Black community at the hands of police, Pride at Work cannot be silent. During their annual meeting today, the…

Pride at Work Mourns the Passing of Aimee Stephens

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For Immediate Release – May 12, 2020 Contact: Jerame Davis – jdavis@prideatwork.org Pride at Work Mourns the Passing of Aimee Stephens WASHINGTON – Pride at Work mourns the passing of Aimee Stephen, the plaintiff in a Supreme Court cases that could decide if it is legal to fire transgender working people for being their authentic selves. Stephens’ case was argued before the Supreme Court in October 2019 and the decision will be handed down before the end of the Court’s…

Labor Constituency Groups Highlight Disproportionate Impact of COVID-19 on Workers of Color

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Labor Constituency Groups Highlight Disproportionate Impact of COVID-19 on Workers of Color Labor Constituency Groups Highlight Disproportionate Impact of COVID-19 on Workers of Color Washington DC.-The Labor Coalition for Community Action, which includes the A. Philip Randolph Institute, the Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance, the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists, the Coalition of Labor Union Women, the Labor Council for Latin American Advancement, and Pride at Work, join forces to highlight the need to protect our nation’s workers, as they are the ones bearing the brunt from the global pandemic. As businesses…

Pride at Work Rejects the So-Called Fairness for All Act

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For Immediate Release – December 9, 2019 Contact: Jerame Davis – jdavis@prideatwork.org Pride at Work Rejects the So-Called Fairness for All Act WASHINGTON – On Friday, Rep. Chris Stewart (R-UT) introduced the so-called Fairness for All Act in the US House as an alternative to the Equality Act, which passed that chamber earlier this year. Pride at Work Executive Director, Jerame Davis, issued the following statement: “The so-called Fairness for All Act is anything but. The religious exemptions carved out…

Pride at Work and Union Veterans Council Condemn Trump Administration’s Transgender Military Service Ban

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For Immediate Release – April 12, 2019 Contact: Jerame Davis – jdavis@prideatwork.org Pride at Work and Union Veterans Council Condemn Trump Administration’s Transgender Military Service Ban WASHINGTON – Today, the Trump Administration’s cruel and discriminatory transgender military ban goes into effect putting the careers of over 13,000 active duty personnel in jeopardy. Pride at Work’s Executive Director, Jerame Davis and Union Veterans Council’s Executive Director, Will Attig issued the following joint statement: “In no uncertain terms, this ban is discriminatory…

Pride at Work and Union Veterans Council React to House Resolution Condemning Trump Administration’s Transgender Military Ban

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For Immediate Release – March 28, 2019 Contact: Jerame Davis – jdavis@prideatwork.org Pride at Work and Union Veterans Council React to House Resolution Condemning Trump Administration’s Transgender Military Ban WASHINGTON – Today, in a bipartisan vote, the House of Representatives passed a resolution condemning the Trump Administration’s ban on transgender military service and urging the Department of Defense to not reinstate the ban. Pride at Work’s Executive Director, Jerame Davis and Union Veterans Council’s Executive Director, Will Attig, responded jointly…

Pride at Work Endorses the Equality Act

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For Immediate Release – March 13, 2018 Contact: Jerame Davis – jdavis@prideatwork.org Pride at Work Endorses the Equality Act WASHINGTON – Today, Representative David Cicilline in the US House of Representatives and Senator Jeff Merkely in the US Senate reintroduced the Equality Act – a landmark bill that will add LGBTQ people to existing civil rights laws while also strengthening protections for all people, including women and people of color. Pride at Work Executive Director, Jerame Davis, issued the following…

Pride at Work and Union Veterans Council React to Supreme Court Ruling on Transgender Military Ban

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For Immediate Release – January 22, 2018 Contact: Jerame Davis – jdavis@prideatwork.org Pride at Work and Union Veterans Council React to Supreme Court Ruling on Transgender Military Ban WASHINGTON – Today, the Supreme Court lifted injunctions on the discriminatory ban on military service by transgender people. The Court ruled it will allow the ban to temporarily be instated while the various cases work their way through the lower courts. While there is still one injunction in place, this move by…

Pride at Work Reacts to New York Legislature Passage of LGBTQ Protections

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For Immediate Release January 15, 2019 Contact: Jerame Davis – jdavis@prideatwork.org Pride at Work Reacts to New York Legislature Passage of LGBTQ Protections Today, the New York Senate passed two pieces of legislation to protect LGBTQ people in the state. Once signed by Governor Cuomo, New York will become the 20th state in the US to ban discrimination against transgender Americans and the 15th state to ban so-called “ex-gay” conversion therapy. Pride at Work Executive Director, Jerame Davis, issued the…