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

Pride month events update

Pride month continues with the below events.  Also, BIG shout-out to the Oregon USAO team who marched in Portland’s Pride parade this past weekend, including Acting US Attorney Bill Williams. Wednesday 6/17, 11am-12pm EST:  FBI Pride celebration with keynote by Ted Olsen; at FBI headquarters in the Bonaparte Auditorium. Thursday 6/18, 12-1pm EST:  Brown bag … Continue reading Pride month events update

LGBT Pride Month celebration

The Department’s LGBT Pride Month Observance Program: Bending Toward Justice:  Continuing the March Toward LGBT Equality Wednesday, June 3, 11am-12pm The Great Hall, RFK Main Justice DOJ Pride will then host a Pride happy hour later that evening:DOJ Pride Happy Hour Wednesday, June 3, 6-8pm Nellie’s Sports Bar, 900 U Street NW (one block from … Continue reading LGBT Pride Month celebration