DOJ LGBTQI+ Pride Month Observance 2022

Today the Department of Justice celebrated its LGBTQI+ Pride Month Observance. Featured speakers included Kristen Clarke, Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division, and Michael A. Hughes, Director of INTERPOL. Jessica Stern, Special Envoy to Advance the Human Rights of LGBTQI+ Persons, Bureau of Human Rights, Democracy, and Labor, U.S. Department of State, delivered … Continue reading DOJ LGBTQI+ Pride Month Observance 2022

DOJ Pride Awards Ceremony – June 30th at 11am ET via Webex

We will hold our annual awards ceremony on Thursday, June 30th at 11am ET via WebEx. This year’s honorees, AAG Kristen Clarke and FBI Intelligence ALAT Corbin Warfel, will be present to receive the awards. The awards ceremony will run from 11:00 AM until approximately 11:30 AM ET. Please join us to congratulate this year’s … Continue reading DOJ Pride Awards Ceremony – June 30th at 11am ET via Webex

Prosecuting Anti-LGBTQ Hate Crimes

Today the DOJ Civil Rights Division and DOJ Pride presented a panel discussion about the successful prosecution of four defendants for hate crimes and other charges after they used the social media dating platform Grindr to target gay men for violent crimes in Texas.  Assistant Attorney General Kristen Clarke joined Rose Gibson, Deputy Criminal Chief, … Continue reading Prosecuting Anti-LGBTQ Hate Crimes

DOJ Pride Board sends Attorney General Garland a Pride Month welcome and thank-you letter

The DOJ Pride Board delivered a letter to Attorney General Garland, welcoming him back to the Department and thanking him for his support and remarks at this year’s DOJ LGBTQ+ Pride Month Observance.  DOJ Pride looks forward to further opportunities to work with the Attorney General and Department leadership to continue supporting and empowering DOJ’s … Continue reading DOJ Pride Board sends Attorney General Garland a Pride Month welcome and thank-you letter

LGBTQ+ Pride Month Celebration at DOJ, Featuring Keynote from Dr. Rachel Levine

DOJ Pride was honored to celebrate LGBTQ+ Pride Month this year through the Department of Justice’s virtual program on June 21, 2021,featuring special remarks from Attorney General Merrick B. Garland and DOJ Pride President Derek Julius, as well as a keynote address from Dr. Rachel Levine, Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. … Continue reading LGBTQ+ Pride Month Celebration at DOJ, Featuring Keynote from Dr. Rachel Levine

PRIDE 2021: RESILIENCE

This year’s 2021 Department Pride Month theme, “Resilience,” highlights the strength and perseverance of the LGBTQ+ community.  DOJ Pride thanks all the DOJ components who partnered with us throughout the month to co-host virtual panels addressing the achievements and needs of the LGBTQ+ community, as well as all speakers and presenters, including our own DOJ … Continue reading PRIDE 2021: RESILIENCE