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Ron Wyden's Public Statements on Issue: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Full Name: Ron Wyden
Office: U.S. Senate (OR) - Sr, Democratic
First Elected: 01/30/1996
Last Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2016
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Nancy; 5 Children: Adam, Lilly, William, Ava, Scarlett
Birth Date: 05/03/1949
Birth Place: Wichita, KS
Home City: Portland, OR
Religion: Jewish
Date Title
July 31, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit an Opportunity to Advance LGBT Rights
May 19, 2014 Wyden Applauds Same-Sex Marriage Ruling
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. 7, 2013 Wyden Applauds Senate Passage of ENDA
Aug. 29, 2013 Wyden: All Legal Same-Sex Marriages Now Recognized for Federal Tax Purposes
June 26, 2013 Wyden Statement on SCOTUS Overturning DOMA
March 22, 2013 Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry - Combating Gender-Based Violence Abroad
March 5, 2013 Letter to Secretary Shinseki - LGBT Rights
March 1, 2013 212 Members of Congress File Historic Amicus Brief on DOMA Case before U.S. Supreme Court
Feb. 14, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - LGBT Workplace Discrimination
Jan. 17, 2013 Letter to Attorney General Holder and Homeland Security Secretary Napolitano - Immigration, DOMA and LGBT cases
June 29, 2011 13 Senators Team Up to Assure LGBT Youth that "It Gets Better"
March 16, 2011 Senator Feinstein Introduces DOMA Repeal Legislation
Dec. 18, 2010 Don't Ask, Don't Tell
Nov. 18, 2010 Wyden Calls for Senate To Vote for Don't Ask Don't Tell Repeal
March 3, 2010 State Dept. to Wyden: Uganda Anti-Homosexuality Proposal Violates Human Rights Standards
Feb. 4, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Hillary Clinton, Secretary Of State
Nov. 25, 2003 Can-Spam Act of 2003
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