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Jun 17, 2015 Press Release
Roddy Flynn this week joined the Equality Caucus as its new Executive Director. Flynn brings to his new role a track record of championing civil rights for the LGBT community as an attorney at law. As Executive Director, Flynn will help steer the Caucus’ work promoting LGBT equality, supporting members of Congress, and coordinating outreach to outside organizations.
Apr 30, 2015 Press Release
The House Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus today denounced Republican efforts to undermine the District of Columbia’s law protecting women from discrimination on the basis of their private reproductive health decisions. The Equality Caucus urges Members to reject this abuse of congressional authority and avoid setting a precedent of interfering in D.C.’s non-discrimination policies.
Apr 16, 2015 International News

Egypt has upheld the decision to deport a man to Libya after he was accused of homosexuality, in a case that human rights group fear could allow authorities to force gay migrants to leave the country or ban them from entering.

Apr 14, 2015 International News

On March 23 the Ukrainian Ministry of Justice released the final draft of Ukraine's National Human Rights Strategy. This draft law, which will guide Ukrainian human rights policy until 2020, offers no protection for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people from discrimination on the basis of their sexuality or gender identity.

Apr 8, 2015 Domestic News

Last week, the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) ruled that the Army illegally discriminated against a transgender civilian employee.

Feb 23, 2015 Press Release
Today, the House Congressional LBGT Equality Caucus announced its membership for the 114th Congress. The Equality Caucus will be Co-Chaired by the six openly LGBT members of the House of Representatives: Representatives Jared Polis (DCO), David Cicilline (D-RI), Sean Patrick Maloney (D-NY), Mark Pocan (D-WI), Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ), and Mark Takano (D-CA).
Feb 19, 2015 Domestic News

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Feb 19, 2015 International News

[JURIST] The Constitutional Court of Colombia [official website, in Spanish] on Wednesday upheld a restriction that same-sex couples cannot adopt children that have no biological relation to either parent.