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.
Today, Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18), Co-Chair of the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus, and Rep. Ted Lieu (CA-33), a Vice Chair of the Equality Caucus, welcomed Dan Reynolds, the lead vocalist for Imagine Dragons, Tyler Glenn of Neon Trees, and Carmen Carrera of RuPaul’s Drag Race to the United States Capitol to share concerns impacting LGBTQ youth, including the need for a federal ban on taxpayer-funded conversion “therapy.”
Jan 16, 2020 Press Release
The Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus is responding to dangerous proposals by the Trump Administration that would remove key non-discrimination requirements for faith-based social service providers that receive taxpayer funding.
Dec 6, 2019 Press Release
The Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus today noted with concern the introduction of the Fairness for All Act.
Nov 21, 2019 Press Release
The Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus today recognized Transgender Day of Remembrance by hosting a roundtable discussion with Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, Representative Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08), Representative Joe Kennedy III (MA-04), and Representative Sharice Davids (KS-03), featuring actress and trans activist Angelica Ross; conducting a Special Order hour on the floor of the House; and highlighting Representative Kennedy’s House Resolution to Commemorate Transgender Day of Remembrance.
Nov 5, 2019 Press Release
The Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus is responding to the dangerous proposal by the Trump Administration that would remove requirements for HHS grant recipients to enforce nondiscrimination rules that prohibit discrimination on a number of bases including sexual orientation or gender identity.