June 12, 2014 by Jennifer Pike, Public Policy Advocate
Americans across the country – and increasingly in the halls of Congress – understand that equality in the workplace isn’t a partisan issue. In fact, 85 percent of Democrats and 70 percent of Republicans support LGBT workplace protections.
Rep. Costa has been a long-time supporter of LGBT equality. He voted to repeal the discriminatory “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy, and voted in favor of the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act.