Category: Newsletter

Save the Date: Celebrating Solidarity

Our annual Celebrating Solidarity reception will be extra special this year as we mark Pride at Work’s 30th anniversary. Join us in Washington, DC at the AFL-CIO headquarters for drinks and light food to celebrate 30 years of building LGBTQIA+ worker power. Save The Date – Celebrating Solidarity 6-8PM ET June 27, 2024 AFL-CIO 815 … Read More

March in Solidarity at Pride!

June is the time for LGBTQIA+ solidarity. Let’s continue to fight to make inclusive spaces where everyone can be themselves and share their passion for LGBTQIA+ worker power in our Unions, in our community, and in the halls of power – but let’s have fun while doing it! Join us as we parade through our … Read More

Bridging our movements at Creating Change

A considerable part of Pride at Work’s mission is to promote the message and values of the Labor Movement in the LGBTQIA+ community. We all know that LGBTQIA+ workers are much better off financially in a union because ALL workers do better in a union. But a collective agreement can do more than just boost … Read More

Trans Day of Visibility, March 31st, 2024

Today and every day we celebrate the remarkable achievements of our Trans siblings. It is inspiring to see their resilience and determination in the face of targeted attacks on them throughout the country. We still have a long way to go to guarantee equal rights for Trans and LGBTQIA+ individuals. Rather than simply fighting to … Read More

Justice for Nex Benedict

Nex Benedict should be alive. While Nex Benedict’s autopsy concluded that he died by suicide, the Oklahoma Superintendent of Public Instruction Ryan Walters, Republican lawmakers in Oklahoma and nationwide, and religious extremists all have blood on their hands. Nex Benedict, a 16-year-old student in Owasso, OK and citizen of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, who … Read More

Celebrating Solidarity 2020 – See Our Honorees

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. … Read More

Chapter Spotlight: Eastern Massachusetts

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 … Read More

Note from the Executive Director: May 2020

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, … Read More

Chapter Spotlight: South Florida

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 … Read More