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Posted byon June 28, 2012 at 11:27 AM EDT
On a daily basis, Department of Housing and Urban Development Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity and the Illinois Department of Human Rights work to eliminate housing discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
Posted byon June 26, 2012 at 5:55 PM EDT
Rev. George Walker, a member of President Obama’s Advisory Board for Historically Black Colleges and Universities, discusses the progress that has been made in making colleges and universities more inclusive.
Posted byon June 22, 2012 at 3:18 PM EDT
The story of Vincent Chin serves as an important moment in the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community and civil rights history. Hate crimes remain all too prevalent in communities across the country, and prosecuting hate crimes is a top priority for the Attorney General and the Civil Rights Division.
Posted byon June 15, 2012 at 6:59 PM EDT
The President paid tribute to the generations of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans who devoted their lives to ensuring equality for all
Posted byon June 14, 2012 at 6:10 PM EDT
Participants in the briefing share their ideas for ways in which the federal government can better serve the Korean American community and discuss how far Korean Americans have come in government and all sectors of society.
Posted byon June 13, 2012 at 3:00 PM EDT
The White House is hosting a day-long symposium to highlight the problem of elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation tomorrow.
Posted byon June 13, 2012 at 9:00 AM EDT
The Department of Transportation is taking specific steps that will ensure that AAPI communities can benefit from and have full access to transportation systems, programs and projects.
Posted byon June 11, 2012 at 4:07 PM EDT
At the Department of Justice's annual LGBT Pride Month Program, Attorney General Holder speaks about DOJ's efforts to defend the civil rights of LGBT Americans and increase support for LGBT individuals working for the department.
Posted byon June 1, 2012 at 8:00 PM EDT
June is Pride Month for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) community. This is an opportunity to reflect on the progress we’ve made, and recommit ourselves to the work ahead.
Ensuring that LGBT Victims of Domestic Violence Can Access Critically Needed Services and ProtectionsPosted byon May 15, 2012 at 11:06 AM EDT
The Violence Against Women Act reauthorization bill passed by the Senate in April would remove barriers faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender victims of domestic violence, whose needs often are overlooked by law enforcement, prosecutors, courts, and victim service providers.