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Ed Markey's Public Statements on Issue: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Full Name: Edward 'Ed' J. Markey
Office: U.S. Senate (MA) - Jr, Democratic
First Elected: 06/25/2013
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. Senate
Primary Sept. 9, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Susan Blumenthal
Birth Date: 07/11/1946
Birth Place: Malden, MA
Home City: Malden, MA
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
July 14, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - LGBT Oppression and AGOA
June 19, 2014 Markey Praises State Dept. Response to Uganda's Enactment of Anti-Homosexuality Act
June 13, 2014 Markey Introduces Legislation Affirming U.S. Commitment to International LGBT Rights
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. 5, 2013 Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2013--Motion to Proceed
Nov. 4, 2013 Markey: It is Time to Pass the Employment Non-Discrimination Act
Sept. 18, 2013 Massachusetts Perspective
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Department of Health and Human Services - Reevaluate Discriminatory Blood Donation Policy
June 26, 2013 Markey Hails SCOTUS DOMA Defeat, Return of Marriage Equality in California
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
March 1, 2013 Markey: DOMA is Unconstitutional
Feb. 28, 2013 Markey Praises Passage of Senate Version of Violence Against Women Act
Feb. 25, 2013 Markey Assails GOP Ideological Attack on VAWA
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 8, 2012 Letter to the Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services
Nov. 2, 2011 Pelosi, 132 House Members File Amicus Brief in Landmark Court Challenge to DOMA
June 15, 2011 Letter to Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State - Uphold and Defend Human Rights Overseas
June 9, 2010 Letter to Mr. Arthur W. Bracey, M.D., Chair of the Advisory Committee on Blood Safety and Availability
June 22, 2009 Letter To Barack Obama, President Of The United States - Suspend "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
May 6, 2008 Letter to The Honorable Carlos M. Gutierrez
May 9, 2007 Department of Homeland Security Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008
April 17, 2007 Taxpayer Protection Act of 2007
Sept. 30, 2004 Marriage Protection Amendment
July 22, 2004 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3313, Marriage Protection Act of 2004
March 28, 2004 CNN Late Edition with Wolf Blitzer - Transcript
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: LGBT
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Civil Rights
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