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Sep 26, 2016 Press Release
The Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus today denounced the anti-LGBT provision passed as part of the FY17 National Defense Authorization Act. Section 1094 of NDAA dramatically undermines the President’s landmark Executive Order prohibiting LGBT employment discrimination by federal contractors.
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Sep 26, 2016 Press Release
Leadership of the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus today recommended that Members of Congress vote ‘No’ on final passage of the FY15 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The recommendation is based on Section 1094 of NDAA, which undermines protections for LGBT employees of federal contractors and grantees.
Sep 26, 2016 Press Release
The Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus today denounced the House Rules Committee’s refusal to allow debate on stripping an anti-LGBT provision from the Fiscal Year 2017 National Defense Authorization Act. The provision, called the Russell Amendment, was placed in NDAA in the middle of the night during markup with no time to properly consider its scope or impact.
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Sep 26, 2016 Press Release
The Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus today thanked the Obama Administration and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for a groundbreaking final rule ensuring that transgender people have equal access to health care all across the United States.
Sep 26, 2016 Press Release
The Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus today congratulated Army Secretary-Designate Eric Fanning on his historic confirmation as the first openly LGBT head of a branch of the armed forces.
Sep 26, 2016 Press Release
The Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus today is commemorating the victims of the Pulse Nightclub shooting by asking Members of Congress to wear rainbow lapel pins in solidarity with the LGBT community.
Sep 26, 2016 Press Release
The Co-Chairs of the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus, the six openly LGBT members of Congress, expressed today their solidarity, empathy and fellowship with the LGBT community in America that has been so impacted by the terrible attack on Pulse Nightclub.
Sep 26, 2016 Press Release
The Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus commemorated the one-year anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, which brought unequivocal marriage equality to the United States of America.
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).
Sep 26, 2016 Press Release
The Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus applauded the Department of Defense’s decision to reverse its ban on transgender people from serving in the armed forces.

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