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John Kerry's Public Statements on Issue: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Office: U.S. Secretary of State, Democratic
Date Title
Nov. 20, 2014 Transgender Day of Remembrance
Sept. 26, 2014 UN Human Rights Council Resolution on Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity
Sept. 25, 2014 Remarks at a High-Level Dialogue on Combating Violence Targeting LGBT
June 20, 2014 2014 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month
May 16, 2014 Commemorating International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia
March 18, 2014 Town Hall With University Students and Remarks on "Making Foreign Policy Less Foreign"
Feb. 27, 2014 Remarks on the Release of the Annual Country Reports on Human Rights
Feb. 26, 2014 MSNBC "Treaty Room with Andrew Mitchell" - Transcript: Global Conflicts and Climate Change
Feb. 24, 2014 Enactment of Ugandan Anti-Homosexuality Bill
Feb. 19, 2014 Anti-LBGT Rhetoric in The Gambia
Jan. 13, 2014 Deep Concern with Nigeria's Enactment of the Same Sex Marriage Prohibition Act
Dec. 10, 2013 Human Rights Day 2013
Nov. 20, 2013 Transgender Day of Remembrance
Sept. 26, 2013 Remarks at the LGBT Ministerial Event
Aug. 2, 2013 Announcement on Visa Changes for Same-Sex Couples
June 26, 2013 Statement on Supreme Court Ruling on the Defense of Marriage Act
June 19, 2013 Remarks at the Gays and Lesbians in Foreign Affairs Agencies (GLIFAA) Pride Event
June 7, 2013 Remarks Celebrating LGBT Pride Month
June 4, 2013 LGBT Pride Month
June 8, 2012 Letter to the Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services
May 10, 2012 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General and Janet Napolitano, Secretary of Homeland Security
April 4, 2012 Kerry Backs Bill Providing Equal Benefits to Same Sex Couples
Sept. 22, 2011 Kerry Legislation Would Outlaw LGBT Discrimination in Housing, Credit
July 26, 2011 Kerry: HHS Moves to Revisit Outdated Gay Blood Donor Ban
July 26, 2011 Kerry, Quigley: HHS Moves to Revisit Outdated Gay Blood Donor Ban
July 19, 2011 President's Support of Respect for Marriage Act is "Historic"
June 8, 2011 Kerry Fights for MA Transgender Equal Rights Law
May 12, 2011 Kerry Legislation Aims to Reduce Youth Homelessness
March 16, 2011 Senator Feinstein Introduces DOMA Repeal Legislation
March 10, 2011 Co-Sponsoring Legislation to Protect LGBT Students from Violence, Bullying
Feb. 23, 2011 Obama Administration Correct Not to Defend DOMA
Nov. 30, 2010 Kerry Responds to Pentagon Report: The Time is Now to End "Don't Ask, Don't Tell'
July 26, 2010 Kerry Continues Push to End Ban on Gay Men Giving Blood
June 10, 2010 Kerry Fights To End Ban On Gay Men Donating Blood
June 9, 2010 Letter to Mr. Arthur W. Bracey, M.D., Chair of the Advisory Committee on Blood Safety and Availability
May 20, 2010 Kerry Co-Sponsors Student Non-Discrimination Act To Help Protect Gay Students In Public Schools
May 13, 2010 Kerry: Kagan DADT Critics Need to Look at the Facts
March 9, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Margaret Hamburg
March 9, 2010 Kerry: It's Past Time We Listened to Our Troops and Repealed 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'
March 4, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Margaret Hamburg
July 8, 2009 Kerry Supports A.G. Coakley's Lawsuit Filed Today Challenging DOMA
Aug. 4, 2008 Bay Windows - 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' in the Crosshairs
July 23, 2008 Bay Windows Contributor - U.S. Senate Repeals HIV Travel Ban
Nov. 8, 2007 Hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee's Near East, South and Central Asian Affairs Subcommittee - Syria: Options for Lebanon Panel II
Sept. 27, 2007 Kerry: Senate Vote a milestone in ensuring there is no place for hate in America
June 14, 2007 Kerry On Defeat Of Same-Sex Marriage Ban In Massachusetts
June 7, 2006 John Kerry on Senate Vote to Defeat Election-Year Constitutional Amendment on Same Sex Marriage
Feb. 24, 2004 Statement from John Kerry on Bush Constitutional Amendment
Feb. 11, 2004 MSNBC Hardball Transcript
Jan. 27, 2004 MSNBC Hardball Transcript
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