Equality Caucus Updates
Jun 15, 2020 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – The Congressional LGBT+ Equality Caucus celebrated the Supreme Court’s 6-3 decision affirming that Title VII protects against employment discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
Jun 8, 2020 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – The Congressional LGBTQ+ Equality Caucus today announced its support for the Police Brutality Resolution led by Representatives Karen Bass, Barbara Lee, Ilhan Omar and Ayanna Pressley.
May 21, 2020 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – The Congressional LGBT+ Equality Caucus today expressed its support for the LGBTQ+ provisions that recently passed the House of Representatives in The Heroes Act.
May 18, 2020 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – The Congressional LGBTQ+ Equality Caucus mourns the loss of Aimee Stephens who bravely stood up for equality when she lost her job based on her gender identity. Her case went all the way to the Supreme Court last year. The outcome will likely have a major impact on the rights of LGBTQ+ people in the United States.
Washington, D.C. – Congressional LGBTQ+ Equality Caucus Co-Chairs Sean Patrick Maloney and Angie Craig expressed their opposition to the Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) latest attempt to harm the LGBTQ community by removing specific data collection in its Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System (AFCARS).
The Congressional LGBTQ+ Equality Caucus is calling on the Trump Administration to halt its efforts to strip LGBTQ nondiscrimination provisions from the Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as Obamacare.
Apr 20, 2020 Press Release
The COVID-19 recovery packages have provided important protections, including economic relief and broader access to testing and treatment, for individuals and communities across the nation.
Today, Co-Chairs of the LGBTQ+ Equality Caucus Deb Haaland (NM-01) and Sharice Davids (Kans.-03) led a Congressional LGBTQ+ Equality Caucus letter to Ambassador Deborah Birx, Coordinator of the White House’s Coronavirus Response Task Force.
Feb 27, 2020 Press Release
The Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus today applauded the House Committee on Oversight and Reform for holding a hearing on “The Administration’s Religious Liberty Assault on LGBTQ Rights.”
Feb 25, 2020 Press Release
The Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus today expressed grave concerns about the Supreme Court decision to take up the case of Fulton v. City of Philadelphia. The Caucus is concerned that the Court may use this opportunity to cause further injury both to children, including LGBT children, seeking loving foster and adoptive homes, and to parents, including LGBT parents, looking to adopt or foster children.