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UAFA Gains Influential New Cosponsor

At last June’s Senate Judiciary Committee UAFA hearing, Specter (D-PA) expressed strong support for ending discrimination against gay and lesbian Americans and their families in immigration law. Immigration Equality applauds Senator Specter for his support for LGBT binational families.

Donate to Buy Toys for the Holidays

Your donation to Pride's Milk Money Campaign will help the Imperial Court fill in the gaps by purchasing much needed toys for those who need them most.

Join Immigration Equality This Wednesday on The Campesina Network

Immigration Equality’s Pamela Denzer will be a guest on Punto de Vista, on the Campesina Radio Network, this Wednesday at 1 p.m. ET. Pamela will join the program’s hosts to discuss the recent announcement regarding the end of the HIV Travel and Immigration Ban.

Stonewall Democrats Hire a New Executive Director

After a thorough and comprehensive search, the Board of Directors of National Stonewall Democrats has hired Michael Mitchell to lead the organization as Executive Director.

Ending Employment Discrimination in America

Familiar political distortions and myths continue being spread, notably by adversaries painting the LGBT community as rich elites. They twist reality to explain that we are rewarded more with privilege than burdened by discrimination. They argue again that ENDA is another way to seek preferential and undeserved special treatment under federal law.

Kathleen Sebelius on Repeal of the HIV Travel Ban

Kathleen Sebelius (pictured), Secretary of Health and Human Services, issued the following statement yesterday regarding repeal of the HIV Travel and Immigration Ban. The official rule change, which will go into effect at the beginning of 2010, was published in Monday’s federal register.

Hunger at Home Gears Up for 2nd Annual Charity Gala

Feeling charitable or just looking for an excuse to wear your best evening attire? Tickets are still available and Hunger at Homes is also still in need of sponsors, auction items, volunteers and donors.

Repeal of the HIV Ban: What Does It Mean?

In the wake of today’s announcement that the administration has approved final repeal of the HIV Travel and Immigration Ban, we know that many people have questions about what repeal means, how it works, when it goes into effect and how specific cases may be impacted by these new developments.