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Alcee Hastings, Sr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Full Name: Alcee L. Hastings, Sr.
Office: U.S. House (FL) - District 20, Democratic
First Elected: 11/03/1992
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 20
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary Aug. 26, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Divorced; 3 Children: Chelsea, Alcee, Leigh
Birth Date: 09/05/1936
Birth Place: Altamonte Springs, FL
Home City: Miramar, FL
Religion: African Methodist Episcopal
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July 18, 2014 Hastings Praises Monroe County Court Decision Overturning Florida Same-Sex Marriage Ban
June 26, 2014 Hastings Commemorates One-Year Anniversary of Supreme Court Rulings Striking Down DOMA and Proposition 8
May 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Merkley Leads Over 200 Members of Congress in Calling for Executive Order Protecting LGBT Workers from Workplace Discrimination
Nov. 20, 2013 Hastings Observes 15th Annual Transgender Day of Remembrance
Nov. 20, 2013 In Observance of the 15th Annual Transgender Day of Remembrance
Nov. 7, 2013 Hastings' Statement on Senate Passage of ENDA
Oct. 4, 2013 Letter to Ivica Dacic, Prime Minister of Serbia - Support LGBT Rights
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Reevaluate Discriminatory Blood Donation Policy
June 26, 2013 Hastings Hails Supreme Court Decisions on DOMA and Proposition 8
June 1, 2013 Hastings Commemorates LGBT Pride Month
May 17, 2013 Hastings Recognizes 9th Annual International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia
March 26, 2013 Hastings on Supreme Court Challenges to Proposition 8 and DOMA
March 12, 2013 Letter to His Excellency V.B. Rybak - Reject Anti-LGBT Legislation
March 1, 2013 212 Members of Congress File Historic Amicus Brief on DOMA Case before U.S. Supreme Court
Oct. 1, 2012 Hastings Celebrates 18th Annual LGBT History Month
Sept. 7, 2012 Pelosi, Nadler, 143 House Members File New Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA
July 20, 2012 Hastings Joins White House in Recognizing CenterLink as "Champion of Change'
July 10, 2012 Pelosi, Nadler, 130 House Members File Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA
June 8, 2012 Letter to the Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services
June 5, 2012 Hastings Applauds Federal Appeals Court Ruling on Unconstitutionality of DOMA
June 1, 2012 Hastings Celebrates LGBT Pride Month
June 1, 2012 Hastings Celebrates LGBT Pride Month
May 9, 2012 Hastings Applauds President Obama's Support for Same-Sex Marriage
Nov. 2, 2011 Pelosi, 132 House Members File Amicus Brief in Landmark Court Challenge to DOMA
Oct. 3, 2011 Hastings Recognizes LGBT History Month
Sept. 27, 2011 Blog: Hastings Commemorates Fourth Annual National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
Sept. 27, 2011 Letter to Janet Napolitano, Secretary, Homeland Security and Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General
Sept. 22, 2011 Reps. Nadler, Conyers, Towns, Israel, Scott, Hastings, Polis Push for Sweeping Reform of Nation's Housing Discrimination Laws
Sept. 20, 2011 Hastings Commemorates Final Repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell'
July 22, 2011 Hastings Lauds Final Certification of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Repeal
June 15, 2011 Letter to Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State - Uphold and Defend Human Rights Overseas
June 3, 2011 Hastings Recognizes LGBT Pride Month
Dec. 18, 2010 Hastings: The Repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell' a Historic Moment for Our Nation
Dec. 17, 2010 Hastings on the Repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell by the House of Representatives
Oct. 11, 2010 Hastings Reflects on National Coming Out Day
Sept. 10, 2010 Hastings on "Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Ruling
June 9, 2010 Letter to Mr. Arthur W. Bracey, M.D., Chair of the Advisory Committee on Blood Safety and Availability
Feb. 22, 2010 Hastings Introduces Resolution Calling For "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Repeal In 2010
Feb. 22, 2010 Introducing A Resolution Expressing The Sense Of The House Of Representatives That ``Don't Ask, Don't Tell'' Be Repealed In 2010
Feb. 9, 2010 Letter To President Obama, Majority Leader Reid, Speaker Pelosi, Chairman Schumer, And Chairwoman Lofgren - End Discrimination for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, And Transgender Binational Families
Feb. 4, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Hillary Clinton, Secretary Of State
Feb. 2, 2010 Hearings Of The Senate Armed Service Committee - Don't Ask, Don't Tell
Jan. 28, 2010 Hastings On President Obama's Call To Repeal Don't Ask, Don't Tell
Jan. 25, 2010 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Foreign Discrimination Against LGBT Community
Jan. 13, 2010 Condemning The Government Of Uganda's Anti-homosexuality Bill
Dec. 2, 2009 Hastings Introduces The Honest And Open Testimony Act
Dec. 2, 2009 Introducing The Honest And Open Testimony Act
Nov. 2, 2009 Hastings Expresses Support For Marriage And Domestic Partnership Equality
Sept. 15, 2009 Hastings Urges Repeal Of The Defense Of Marriage Act
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