Press Releases

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 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.
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 called on the Senate to reject Ben Carson’s nomination for Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
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 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.

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