"This is about people. And it's about families." Outgoing AG Eric Holder on LGBT equality and cultural acceptance
In an interview published by The Advocate the day after Loretta Lynch was confirmed to become the next Attorney General of the United States, the man who currently holds the position, Eric Holder, explained his own journey to become an LGBT ally, as well as the acceptance gap for LGBT people and African Americans.
Eric Holder puts Justice Department on the right side of marriage equality history
Today, USA Today published an op-ed by Attorney General Eric Holder, noting that the Department of Justice will be filing a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court, opposing statewide bans on marriage equality as a violation of equal protection.
Justice Department moves to protect transgender employees
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced today that the Justice Department will now consider transgender workers as protected by the Civil Rights Act of 1964 under Title VII.
Attorney General: Federal government will recognize marriage equality in six more states
Today, U.S. Attorney General, Eric Holder, announced that the federal government will recognize the marriages of same-sex couples performed in six states that recently enacted marriage equality.
Eric Holder: Michigan marriages will be recognized by the federal government
United States Attorney General Eric Holder announced Friday that marriages for same-sex couples performed in Michigan will be recognized by the federal government.
BREAKING: Federal government will recognize marriages performed in Utah
The U.S. Attorney General announced that the federal government will recognize the marriages performed in Utah.