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Charlie Rangel's Public Statements on Issue: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Full Name: Charles 'Charlie' B. Rangel
Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 13, Democratic
First Elected: 11/03/1970
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Alma; 2 Children: Steven, Alicia
Birth Date: 06/11/1930
Birth Place: Harlem, NY
Home City: Harlem, NY
Religion: Roman Catholic
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
March 14, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Anti-LGBT Legislation
Jan. 30, 2014 Pocan & Rangel Applaud Senate Introduction of Restore Honor to Service Members Act
Jan. 29, 2014 Letter to Catherine Lhamon, Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, Office for Civil Rights, US Department of Education - Campus Sexual Assaults
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Department of Health and Human Services - Reevaluate Discriminatory Blood Donation Policy
July 3, 2013 Huffington Post - The Struggle Continues for Civil Rights
June 26, 2013 Rangel: SCOTUS Rule on Marriage Equality Victory For Us All
June 20, 2013 Rangel & Pocan Announce Legislation to Correct Records of 114,000 Gay Veterans Discharged because of their Sexual Orientation
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 Rangel Joins 212 Members of Congress to File Historic Amicus Brief on DOMA Case Before U.S. Supreme Court
Oct. 11, 2012 Rep. Schiff Announces Almost 40 Members of Congress Have Participated in NOH8 Campaign
Sept. 28, 2012 Rangel: DHS Announcement a Big Step Forward in Keeping Families Together
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 19, 2012 In Recognition of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month
May 31, 2012 Rangel Commemorates LGBT Pride Month
May 31, 2012 Rangel Applauds First Circuit DOMA Ruling
May 16, 2012 Rangel Deplores House Gop Violence Against Women Act
May 9, 2012 President's Support Marks Historic Moment in Fight for Marriage Equality
April 27, 2012 Rangel Lauds Senate Bipartisan Action in Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act
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
July 19, 2006 Rangel Hails Defeat of Anti-Gay Marriage Bill
Dec. 29, 2004 Maybe Next Year
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Civil Rights
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