One month after the Trump administration escalated efforts at the Supreme Court to legalize anti-LGBTQ discrimination, LGBTQ workers at the Justice Department fear they’ll be targeted next.
In a letter to Attorney General Bill Barr, DOJ Pride — which says it represents thousands of employees across the sprawling law enforcement agency — said it surveyed members in response to the department’s recent courtroom advocacy.
“We found a clear and […]
JUST IN: DOJ Pride, which says it represents thousands of LGBTQ Justice Dept employees, tells AG Barr that DOJ arguing to legalize anti-LGBTQ discrimination in workplaces made them “afraid their jobs could be in jeopardy” & had “clear and negative impact on job morale.”
— Dominic Holden (@dominicholden) November 25, 2019
"Various respondents told us they believe that the Department does not support its LGBTQ workforce, that the Department thinks LGBTQ people do not need or deserve anti-discrimination protections, that the Department will be less able to recruit and retain talented employees…"
— Amy Siskind 🏳️🌈 (@Amy_Siskind) November 26, 2019