About US

Our Purpose

Equality USDA is focused on enriching the work-life of LGBTQ+ USDA employees and retirees by building a Federal workplace where employees feel safe bringing their full authentic selves to work. The acronym “LGBTQ+” is used by Equality USDA to represent the range of sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions present in our world, including but not limited to: lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, pansexual, two Spirit, gender nonconforming, nonbinary, intersex, asexual, and ally.

Our Mission

The mission of Equality USDA is to create and continue to foster a work environment
free of discrimination and harassment based on sexual orientation, gender identity, and
gender expression.

Our Vision

Equality USDA seeks to make USDA a place where you can grow your own destiny, no
matter who you are or whom you love.