Press Releases

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).
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.
Sep 26, 2016 Press Release
The Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus mourned the senseless murder of 22-year-old Turkish transgender activist Hande Kader and called on the Turkish government to take steps to protect the LGBT community from hate crimes.
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Sep 26, 2016 Press Release
The Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus urged the Ukrainian government to take measures to safeguard the celebration of LGBT Pride in Odessa this month.
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Sep 26, 2016 Press Release
The Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus today denounced the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform’s decision to hold a hearing on H.R. 2802, which would give a government ‘license to discriminate’ to businesses and non-profits to discriminate against LGBT people. The Committee’s decision to hold a hearing on this anti-LGBT legislation comes in the wake of the mass murder of 49 LGBT people and allies at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando.
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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.
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 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 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 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.

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