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Sep 26, 2016 Press Release
The Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus applauded Secretary of Department of Housing and Urban Development Julian Castro for the new rule protecting transgender people seeking access to emergency shelters.
Jul 23, 2015 Press Release
Washington, DC – The Co-Chairs of the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus praised the introduction of the historic Equality Act, the first comprehensive LGBT nondiscrimination bill to be introduced in Congress. The Equality Caucus Co-Chairs issued the following statement in response to the introduction of the Equality Act:
Feb 19, 2015 Domestic News

Moving forward on LGBT rights. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

 

Feb 9, 2015 Page

Purpose

Feb 9, 2015 Page

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The Civil Rights Task Force focuses on protecting the civil rights of LGBT people, specifically with regard to issues of hate crimes, discrimination, and equal protections under the law.

Feb 9, 2015 Page

Purpose

The Youth and Family Acceptance Task Force directs the Caucus in its work to protect LGBT youth. The Task Force helps educate the families of LGBT youth toward acceptance, focuses on legislation that protects LGBT youth from discrimination in homeless shelters and adoption and foster systems, and criminalizes services that force LGBT youth into rejecting their LGBT identities.

Jan 22, 2015 Domestic News

Amy Landecker and Jeffrey Tambor from TV show Transparent

President Obama gave transgender Americans a notable mention in the SOTU. But lack of data is holding back policy that could help.

 

Dec 4, 2014 Domestic News

WASHINGTON — As barriers tosame-sex marriage fall across the country, gay rights advocates are planning their next battle on Capitol Hill: a push for sweeping legislation to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people from discrimination, similar to the landmark Civil Rights Act that President Lyndon B. Johnson signed in 1964.

Dec 4, 2014 Domestic News
 
Oct 21, 2014 International News

Gay and trans youth living in a Kingston sewer in Dec. 2013. J. Lester Feder/BuzzFeed