Aug 20, 2020 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Today, 148 Members of the House, along with 24 Senators, submitted an amicus brief on Fulton v. City of Philadelphia, an upcoming Supreme Court case that focuses on the issue of discrimination in the foster care and adoption system.
Jul 17, 2020 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – The Congressional LGBTQ+ Equality Caucus continues to oppose Secretary Pompeo’s attempts to rewrite the human rights principles of the United States through the creation and operation of the Commission on Unalienable Rights.
Jun 16, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Leaders of the Congressional LGBTQ+ Equality Caucus, Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Congressional Black Caucus, Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus, and Democratic Women's Caucus released the following statement today condemning the finalized Trump administration rule that rolls back Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act, which protects individuals seeking health care services, including comprehensive reproductive health care, from discrimination on the basis of sex, including sexual orientation and gender identity, race, national origin, age, and disability and provides protections for individuals with Limited English Proficiency
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.