Secretaries Perez, Castro speak at event
Lesbian says nightclub venues serve as sanctuaries for LGBT people
'Monumental difference in improving lives of all workers'
Kameny to join Labor Department’s Hall of Honor
New policy makes gay couples eligible regardless of residence
No comment period prior to final rule on directive
Much sought-after announcement praised, but may be redundant with upcoming executive orders
Federal effort to ban anti-LGBT bias began in 1974
Labor sec'y says extending existing directive to protect trans workers 'under review'
Policy applies even in states that don't recognize same-sex marriage