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Barbara Boxer's Public Statements on Issue: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Full Name: Barbara Boxer
Office: U.S. Senate (CA) - Jr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/03/1992
Last Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2016
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Stewart; 2 Children: Doug, Nicole
Birth Date: 11/11/1940
Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY
Home City: Greenbrae, CA
Religion: Jewish
Date Title
Issue Position: LGBT
July 31, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit an Opportunity to Advance LGBT Rights
July 14, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - LGBT Oppression and AGOA
June 16, 2014 Boxer Praises Obama Administration's Efforts to Protect Federal Contractors from Discrimination
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. 16, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General - Respect All Lawful Marriages
Nov. 8, 2013 Letter to Thomas Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee - Reconsider Ruling on Russian Anti-LGBT Law
Nov. 7, 2013 Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2013
Nov. 6, 2013 Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2013
Aug. 30, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Russia's Discriminatory Policies at G-20 Summit
Aug. 23, 2013 Letter to President Vladimir Putin, Russian Federation - Anti-LGBT Laws
July 10, 2013 Letter to Secretary Lew, Secretary Sebelius, Secretary Harris and Principle Deputy Commissioner Werfel - COBRA
July 8, 2013 Letter to Janet Napolitano, Secretary of Homeland Security - Civil Rights and Marriage Equality
July 8, 2013 Letter to Secretary Shinseki - Same Sex Marriages
June 26, 2013 Senator Boxer: A Victory for All Our Families
June 26, 2013 Boxer Statement on Supreme Court Decisions on the Defense of Marriage Act and Proposition 8
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 1, 2012 Senator Boxer: Celebrating LGBT Pride Month
May 9, 2012 Senator Boxer: Supporting Marriage Equality
May 9, 2012 Boxer Statement on President Obama's Support for Marriage Equality
Feb. 7, 2012 Boxer Statement on Federal Appeals Court Decision on Proposition 8
July 22, 2011 Boxer Praises Obama Administration for Moving to End Discriminatory "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Policy
July 20, 2011 Boxer Praises President's Nomination of Michael W. Fitzgerald to the Central District Federal Court
March 21, 2011 Senator Boxer: Protecting All Children Against Bullying
March 16, 2011 Senator Feinstein Introduces DOMA Repeal Legislation
Dec. 22, 2010 Boxer Statement on President Obama Signing Repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
Dec. 22, 2010 Senator Boxer: Ending "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
Dec. 18, 2010 Boxer Statement on Senate Vote on "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
Dec. 9, 2010 Now is the Time to Repeal "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
Nov. 18, 2010 Boxer Urges Immediate Repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Policy
Aug. 4, 2010 Boxer Statement on District Court Decision on Proposition 8
March 5, 2010 Senator Boxer: End Don't Ask, Don't Tell
Jan. 19, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Yoweri Museveni President, Republic of Uganda
May 28, 2009 MSNBC "Morning Joe" - Transcript
May 26, 2009 Statement of Senator Barbara Boxer on California Supreme Court Decision
Jan. 14, 2009 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript
July 8, 2008 FISA Amendments Act of 2008
July 14, 2004 CNN Lou Dobbs Tonight - Transcript
March 31, 2004 Press Conference - Protection for Federal Workers from Discrimination Bases on Sexual Orientation
Oct. 30, 2003 Healthy Forests Restoration Act of 2003-Continued
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