Press Releases

Oct 2, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – The Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus today condemns the Trump Administration for denying visas to same-sex domestic partners of foreign diplomats and United Nations employees. The new policy – implemented Monday – requires that foreign domestic partners of diplomats and U.N. officials posted in the United States must show the State Department proof of marriage by December 31 or leave the country within 30 days.
Sep 6, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – The Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus today released the following statement in response to the India Supreme Court’s landmark ruling decriminalizing homosexuality. On Thursday, the country’s highest court ruled that Section 377 of the Indian penal code, a British colonial-era law banning consensual same-sex relationships, was discriminatory on the basis of sexual orientation and therefore unconstitutional.
Jul 13, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – The Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus today released the following statement in response to the House Appropriations Committee voting to adopt an amendment to the Labor and Health and Human Services appropriations bill permitting child welfare providers to discriminate against LGBT people in adoption and foster care services.
Jun 18, 2018 Press Release
Washington D.C. - Today, the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus released the following statements in remembrance of last year’s shooting at the historic Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, FL, in which 49 people were murdered.
Jun 5, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. -- The Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus today released the following statement in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s narrow ruling in favor of a baker who refused to make a cake for a same-sex couple in Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd. v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission.
Mar 26, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. -- The Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus released the following statement in response to President Donald Trump deciding to implement his previously announced ban on transgender people serving in the United States military.
Mar 16, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. -- The Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus released the following statement in response to the passing of Caucus member Rep. Louise Slaughter (NY-25).
Dec 19, 2017 Press Release
Washington, D.C. -- The Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus slammed the Trump administration for continuing to censor and erase transgender and allied voices from public discourse at the Department of Health and Human Services, which has reportedly withheld more than 10,000 public comments from a proposal with life and death consequences for the transgender community.
Oct 6, 2017 Press Release
Washington, D.C. -- The Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus expressed outrage over President Donald Trump's Department of Justice guidance declaring a policy that government agencies, private businesses, and other entities have a right to discriminate against LGBT people.
Oct 5, 2017 Press Release
Washington D.C.- Today, the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus condemned Attorney General Jeff Sessions’s decision to reverse existing Department of Justice policy, ignore decades of case law and take the position that federal law does not protect transgender workers from discrimination.

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