Celebrating Solidarity 2020 – See Our Honorees

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We couldn’t hold our annual Celebrating Solidarity Awards Reception in June due to COVID-19, but we’re not not to let that stop us from telling you about our great honorees this year. Josette Jaramillo is the President of the Colorado AFL=CIO. She is also a proud AFSCME member and an essential worker on the frontlines. The United Steelworkers is a powerful union that is taking great strides toward equality for LGBTQ working people. Check out our video to learn more…

Chapter Spotlight: Eastern Massachusetts

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Pride at Work Eastern Massachusetts (Boston) is one of our oldest Pride at Work chapters, with origins dating back to the 1980s. The Gay and Lesbian Labor Activist Network (GALLAN) was a group of Boston based trade unionists who pushed for LGBTQ inclusion in both the workplace and the labor movement. GALLAN helped form Pride at Work nationally, and it’s activists became the Boston chapter. Current leadership includes life long labor activist Gerry Scoppettuolo, a founding member of ACT UP…

Note from the Executive Director: May 2020

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Welcome, everyone! I’m so excited to kick off this inaugural Pride at Work newsletter and share with you some of what’s going on with LGBTQ working people around the nation. This is such a trying time for all of us, but we know that LGBTQ working people – especially transgender folk, queer people of color, and women – are being hit hard. Every day, Pride at Work is fighting for the needs of LGBTQ working people. We’ve shifted a lot…

Chapter Spotlight: South Florida

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After a number of quieter years, the South Florida Chapter successfully ‘reactivated’ itself last winter, thanks in part to the efforts of Chapter President Matthew Land, Political Director with the Southeast Laborers Council. Matthew is joined in leadership by Vice President/ Treasurer Michael Molnar, and Secretary Gruselda Dowe, both of United Teachers of Dade (Florida Education Association).  “The Chapter had been around off and on, but had never quite gained the traction of some of the other constituency groups” says…