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Eliot Engel's Public Statements on Issue: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 16, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic, Women's Equality, Working Families for U.S. House - District 16
Date Title
July 12, 2016 Hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Committee - Human Rights Under Siege Worldwide
June 24, 2016 Congressman Engel Applauds Designation of Stonewall National Monument
May 5, 2016 Letter to the Honorable John Kerry, Secretary of State and Ambassador Marcia Bernicat, Ambassador to Bangladesh - USAID Murder
April 28, 2016 Letter to Chairman Goodlatte - Calls for Judiciary Hearing on Equality Act
April 25, 2016 Engel Statement on Murder of Xulhaz Mannan
March 3, 2016 Letter to Edith Ruiz, Chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission, Julie Brill, Federal Trade Commissioner, Terrell McSweeny, Federal Trade Commissioner, Maureen Ohlhausen, Federal Trade Commissioner, and Joshua Wright, Federal Trade Commissioner - Conversion Therapy
Jan. 1, 2016 Issue Position: LGBT Rights
Oct. 26, 2015 Letter to Carolyn W. Colvin, Acting Commissioner of the Social Security Administration and Loretta Lynch, Attoney General - Lawmakers Call on Social Security Administration to Treat Same-Sex Marriages Equally
July 27, 2015 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - LGBT Foreign Service Officers
July 23, 2015 Letter to Arne Duncan, Department of Education Secretary - Ensuring LGBTQ Equality
July 14, 2015 Letter to Secretary Duncan, Department of Education - Protecting LGBTQ Students from Discrimination
June 26, 2015 Congressman Engel Lauds Supreme Court Ruling on Same-Sex Marriage
June 8, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - LGBT Discrimination
May 1, 2015 Congressman Engel Calls on Supreme Court to Recognize Full Marriage Equality
April 17, 2015 Rep. Engel: It's Time to Stop the Bullying and Protect our LGBT Youth
March 12, 2015 Letter to Alfonso Lenhardt, Acting Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development - Funding for LGBT Rights in Central America
March 6, 2015 Brief of 167 Members of the U.S. House of Representatives and 44 U.S. Senators as Amici Curiae in Support of Petitioners
March 6, 2015 Congressman Engel Joins Colleagues in Calling for Supreme Court to Defend Marriage Equality
Nov. 14, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Urging Funding to Protect LGBT Human Rights Globally
Oct. 9, 2014 Rep. Engel Receives 100% Rating from Human Rights Campaign
Sept. 30, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commisioner of the Social Security Administration - Same Sex Couples and Social Security Benefits
July 22, 2014 Rep. Engel Says LGBT Workers Need Workplace Protections
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
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Don't Ask, Don't Tell
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: LGBT - General
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: LGBT - Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA)
Dec. 20, 2013 Engel Statement on Uganda Anti-Homosexuality Bill
Oct. 8, 2013 Letter to Scott Blackmun, CEO, United States Olympic Committee - Ensure Safety of Americans During Winter Olympics
Aug. 15, 2013 Engel Applauds Pentagon's Extension of Personnel Benefits to Same-Sex Military and Civilian Couples
Aug. 2, 2013 Engel Calls for Equality in Federal Benefits
Aug. 2, 2013 Ranking Member Engel on Secretary Kerry's Announcement on Same-Sex Spousal Visas
June 26, 2013 Rep. Engel Praises the Long-Overdue Repeal of the Defense of Marriage Act
June 26, 2013 Rep. Engel Says Supreme Court Rulings a Landmark Day for Equality
April 18, 2013 National Day of Silence Fights Violence and Discrimination Against LGBT Youth
April 18, 2013 National Day of Silence
March 27, 2013 Rep. Engel Calls Again for the Repeal of the Defense of Marriage Act
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. 18, 2012 NY Federal Court Rules Against Defense of Marriage Act
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
May 31, 2012 Rep. Engel Applauds Court Ruling Against Defense of Marriage Act
May 9, 2012 Rep. Engel Applauds President Obama's Support for Same Sex Marriage
April 20, 2012 National Day of Silence Fights Violence and Discrimination Against LGBTQ Youth
Feb. 24, 2012 Rep. Engel Calls for Repeal of Defense of Marriage Act
Feb. 7, 2012 Rep. Engel Applauds Court Ruling on Same Sex Marriage in California
Nov. 2, 2011 Pelosi, 132 House Members File Amicus Brief in Landmark Court Challenge to DOMA
Sept. 27, 2011 Letter to Janet Napolitano, Secretary, Homeland Security and Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General
Sept. 20, 2011 Don't Ask Don't Tell Enters History Books
July 22, 2011 Don't Ask, Don't Tell Finally Comes to an End
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