Press Releases

Mar 6, 2017 Press Release
The Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus responded to President Trump’s new executive order suspending the U.S. refugee program and restricting travel from certain countries.
Mar 2, 2017 Press Release
The Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus announced today that it is re-launching the Transgender Equality Task Force. This task force was first launched during the 114th Congress, and was the first such task force created by the Caucus. The Transgender Equality Task Force will be chaired by Vice Chair Rep. Joe Kennedy (MA-04).
Feb 22, 2017 Press Release
The Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus today denounced the Trump Administration’s revocation of the landmark U.S. Departments of Education and Justice joint guidance confirming that Title IX’s sex nondiscrimination provisions applied to transgender students.
Feb 6, 2017 Press Release
The Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus announced its bi-partisan membership list for the 115th Congress today. The Caucus will continue to be Co-Chaired by the six openly LGBT members of the House of Representatives: Jared Polis (CO-02), David N. Cicilline (RI-01), Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18), Mark Pocan (WI-02), Kyrsten Sinema (AZ-09), and Mark Takano (CA-41).
Jan 26, 2017 Press Release
The Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus responded to the PolitiFact rating of a letter, signed by several Caucus CoChairs, expressing concern about Betsy DeVos’s family’s foundations support of groups that support so-called “conversion” therapy.
Jan 23, 2017 Press Release
The Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus called on the Senate to reject Rep. Tom Price’s nomination for Secretary of Health and Human Services.
Jan 13, 2017 Press Release
The Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus called on the Senate to reject Ben Carson’s nomination for Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
Jan 13, 2017 Press Release
The Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus called on the Senate to reject Senator Jeff Sessions’s nomination for Attorney General.
Jan 13, 2017 Press Release
The Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus applauded today the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) for creating a new rule prohibiting USAID-funded programs from discriminating against the LGBT community in their services.
Sep 26, 2016 Press Release
The Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus applauded President Barack Obama’s designation of the historic site of the Stonewall Uprising in New York City as a national monument. The long effort to obtain this designation was led by LGBT Equality Caucus founding member and current Vice Chair, Congressman Jerry Nadler (NY-10).

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