DOJ Pride update

Hi gang, DOJ Pride Officers and Other Special Positions The officers for the 2017 DOJ Pride Board have been chosen, and other special positions have been assigned. All of these positions are as follows: President, John Elias Vice President, Bob Koch Secretary, Tim Laffredi Treasurer, Jason Lee Inter-Agency Liaison, Barbara Schwabauer Speaker/Brown Bag Coordinator, Debbie … Continue reading DOJ Pride update

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DOJ Pride update – upcoming events and news item

DOJ Pride Officers and Other Special Positions The officers for the 2017 DOJ Pride Board have been chosen, and other special positions have been assigned. All of these positions are as follows: President, John Elias Vice President, Bob Koch Secretary, Tim Laffredi Treasurer, Jason Lee Inter-Agency Liaison, Barbara Schwabauer Speaker/Brown Bag Coordinator, Debbie Murphy Social … Continue reading DOJ Pride update – upcoming events and news item

DOJ Pride letter to Attorney General Lynch

Attached is a letter sent today from the DOJ Pride Board of Directors to Attorney General Lynch. In it, we request specific actions to make DOJ more inclusive for LGBT employees. I’d like to thank each of you who took our membership survey (which is still accepting responses) as it informed the letter’s contents. Thanks … Continue reading DOJ Pride letter to Attorney General Lynch

DOJ Pride update, including Lavender Law

Greetings!  We have updates on several fronts. Lavender Law 2015 – Honorees and Events Congratulations to Bob Koch and Anna Baldwin, both of the Civil Rights Division, for being recognized today by the LGBT Bar Association as among the Best LGBT Lawyers Under 40!  Bravo!! Those in Chicago are invited to two events tonight in … Continue reading DOJ Pride update, including Lavender Law

DOJ Pride update

A few quick but exciting updates: OPM directed FEHB coverage of transgender transition-related health services beginning January 1, 2016.  This is a big deal, and completes the reversal of a prior OPM position that prohibited coverage.  More info in this Buzzfeed article. The Supreme Court’s Obergefell marriage equality decision is imminent:  the Court will hand … Continue reading DOJ Pride update