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Steny Hoyer's Public Statements on Issue: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Full Name: Steny H. Hoyer
Office: U.S. House (MD) - District 5, Democratic Minority Whip
First Elected: 05/19/1981
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 5
Primary June 24, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Widowed; 3 Children: Susan, Stefany, Anne
Birth Date: 06/14/1939
Birth Place: New York, NY
Home City: Mechanicsville, MD
Religion: Baptist
Date Title
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
Feb. 26, 2014 UPDATED: Hoyer Calls on Arizona Governor to Veto Discriminatory Bill
Nov. 22, 2013 Whip's Report: Republicans Running Out the Clock on Critical Legislation
Nov. 8, 2013 Hoyer Statement on 75th Anniversary of Kristallnacht
Nov. 4, 2013 Hoyer Statement on Cloture Vote in Senate on Employment Non-Discrimination Act
Sept. 20, 2013 Hoyer Statement on Second Anniversary of End of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Policy
Aug. 29, 2013 Hoyer Statement on Recognition of Same-Sex Marriages for Federal Tax Purposes
July 10, 2013 Hoyer Statement on Bipartisan Senate Committee Passage of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act
June 28, 2013 Blog: Whip's Report: Republican-led House Adjourns Without Addressing Critical Issues
June 26, 2013 Hoyer Statement on Supreme Court Ruling on Marriage Equality
June 26, 2013 Hoyer Statement on Supreme Court Ruling on Marriage Equality
June 26, 2013 Hoyer Statement on Introduction of the Respect for Marriage Act
June 24, 2013 Whip Hoyer Participates in NOH8 On The Hill Campaign for Marriage Equality
May 31, 2013 Hoyer Statement on LGBT Pride Month
March 26, 2013 Hoyer Statement on the Beginning of Marriage Equality Oral Arguments to the Supreme Court
March 1, 2013 212 Members of Congress File Historic Amicus Brief on DOMA Case before U.S. Supreme Court
March 1, 2013 Hoyer Joins Amicus Brief in Supreme Court DOMA Case
Feb. 28, 2013 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013
Feb. 5, 2013 As Momentum for Comprehensive Immigration Reform Grows, Nadler and Bipartisan Coalition Introduce Uniting American Families Act to Provide Immigration Equality for LGBT Families
Jan. 24, 2013 Hoyer Statement on Defense Department Lifting Ban on Women in Combat
Jan. 15, 2013 Letter to Speaker Boehner - Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) Defense in Federal Courts
Oct. 16, 2012 Hoyer: Republicans Wasting Taxpayer Money Defending DOMA
Sept. 19, 2012 Hoyer Statement on One Year Anniversary of End of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Policy
Sept. 7, 2012 Pelosi, Nadler, 143 House Members File New Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA
July 10, 2012 Pelosi, Nadler, 130 House Members File Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA
June 1, 2012 Hoyer Statement on LGBT Pride Month
May 31, 2012 Hoyer Statement on Appeals Court Ruling Against Defense of Marriage Act
May 16, 2012 House Democrats Press Conference - Pelosi and Hoyer Calling on GOP to Stop Blocking Bipartisan Senate Violence Against Women Act
May 10, 2012 Hoyer Statement on FY 2013 CJS Appropriations Bill
May 10, 2012 Hoyer Statement on Marriage Equality
Dec. 21, 2011 Hoyer Statement on One Year Anniversary of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Repeal Being Signed Into Law
Nov. 2, 2011 Pelosi, 132 House Members File Amicus Brief in Landmark Court Challenge to DOMA
Sept. 20, 2011 Hoyer Statement on the End of 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Policy
Dec. 15, 2010 Don't Ask, Don't Tell Repeal Act of 2010
Nov. 3, 2005 Hoyer Votes to Support Private Property Rights
July 22, 2004 Marriage Protection Act of 2004
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