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There's No Pride in Prejudice: Eliminating Barriers to Full Economic Inclusion for the LGBTQ+ Community

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  • H.R. ____, To amend the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act to expand the role of the Office of Minority and Women Inclusion to also support people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer LGBTQ.
  • H.R. ____, the ‘‘‘Promoting Financial Inclusion for LGBTQ+ Individuals Act.’’

Witness List

  • David Johns, Executive Director, National Black Justice Coalition
  • Spencer Watson, President and Executive Director, Center for LGBTQ Economic Advancement and Research
  • Tanya Asapansa-Johnson Walker, Co-founder, New York Transgender Advocacy Group and Transgender Women's Support Group Facilitator, SAGE
  • Todd Sears, Founder & CEO, Out Leadership, LLC

Hearing Video

Webcast of the Hearing


  • H.R. 6790, The "Business Borrowers Protection Act."
  • H.R. 6790, The "Business Borrowers Protection Act."
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