Top three picks have had engagements- not all positive- past actions & statements on LGBTQ+ issues may factor into the confirmation process
“Transgender Offender Manual,” improves policies relating to the housing and treatment of transgender people in federal custody
Significant work remains to be done, particularly in areas affecting some of the most vulnerable members of the LGBTQ+ community
“Pleas for help & sensitivity training on LGBTQ issues were ignored - relentless harassment stripped me of the joy of teaching”
Alarms were set off in legal circles as some argued that Obergefell v. Hodges - the same-sex marriage decision, would be in danger
"Ahmaud Arbery was a son, brother, friend- his life had meaning. We honor him best by continuing the fight for justice"
A study found that 67 percent of the LGBTQ elders who responded, “were concerned about neglect in a long-term care setting”
"To have the legislature pass a law that singled out me and kids like me to keep us from being part of a team, that crushed...
"Surviving same-sex partners/spouses can securely access benefits that they are owed & can be essential to their continued health & safety”
Federal class-action lawsuit challenging blanket exclusion of health care for Trans people in WVA's Medicaid & state employee health plan