AFGE Celebrates LGBT Pride Month on Inside Government – June 13, 2014

On this week’s show:

This week “Inside Government” celebrates National LGBT Pride Month by re-airing interviews with Frank Fragomene, an EEO specialist and attorney from the AFGE Women’s and Fair Practices Department; Sasha Buchert, a staff attorney at the Transgender Law Center; and, Darren Phelps, the AFL-CIO executive director of Pride at Work. Caniesha Washington, an EEO Specialist from the AFGE Women’s and Fair Practices Department, previews the upcoming Diversity Week trainings in Minneapolis.

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Franklyn Fragomene

EEO Specialist and AFGE Women’s and Fair Practices Dept. Attorney


Fragomene discusses AFGE’s new guidance on creating an inclusive workplace for transgender employees.

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Sasha Buchert

Staff Attorney at the Transgender Law Center

Buchert discusses the rights of transgender employees and how policies, laws and workplaces are evolving.

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Darren Phelps

AFL-CIO Executive Director of Pride at Work

Phelps explains how Pride at Work advocates for LGBTQ workers and to make sure there are anti-discrimination policies in place to ensure employee safety and equal opportunity.

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Caniesha Washington

EEO Specialist, AFGE Women’s and Fair Practices Dept.

Washington discusses the events that will take place during AFGE’s Annual Diversity Week Training, in Minneapolis, MN in August 23-29, 2014.