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Kirsten Gillibrand's Public Statements on Issue: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Full Name: Kirsten E. Gillibrand
Office: U.S. Senate (NY) - Jr, Democratic
First Appointed: 01/23/2009
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Jonathan; 2 Children: Theodore, Henry
Birth Date: 12/09/1966
Birth Place: Albany, NY
Home City: Brunswick, NY
Date Title
Issue Position: Marriage Equality
July 14, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - LGBT Oppression and AGOA
June 20, 2014 Gillibrand Statement After White House Announcement That Same-Sex Married Couples Now Eligible For Additional Federal Benefits Across The Country
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
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Department of Health and Human Services - Reevaluate Discriminatory Blood Donation Policy
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 Gillibrand Statement on Supreme Court Ruling on DOMA
June 26, 2013 The Post-Standard - Central New York Congressional Delegation Praises Supreme Court Gay Rights Ruling
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. 15, 2013 Shaheen, Gillibrand Introduce Charlie Morgan Act Granting Equal Benefits for LGBT Military Families
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
Dec. 7, 2012 Gillibrand Statement on Supreme Court Decision to Hear Two Cases on Same-Sex Marriage
Sept. 20, 2012 Don't Ask, Don't Tell
June 8, 2012 Letter to the Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services
May 9, 2012 Gillibrand Statement on President Obama's Support for Marriage Equality
April 25, 2012 Letter to Leon Panetta, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Defense
Oct. 28, 2011 Gillibrand Introduces Every Child Deserves a Family Act
Sept. 20, 2011 Gillibrand Applauds Repeal Of "Don't Ask Don't Tell"
July 22, 2011 Gillibrand Statement On Presidential Certification Of DADT Repeal
June 29, 2011 13 Senators Team Up to Assure LGBT Youth that "It Gets Better"
June 24, 2011 Gillibrand Statement On New York State Achieving Marriage Equality
March 16, 2011 Senator Feinstein Introduces DOMA Repeal Legislation
March 16, 2011 Gillibrand, Senate Colleagues Introduce Legislation to Repeal DOMA
March 10, 2011 As White House Convenes Anti-Bullying Summit, To Gillibrand, Senate Colleagues Introduce Bill To Protect LGBT Students From Bullying At School
March 4, 2011 Gillibrand Statement on Speaker Boehner's Move to Defend Unconstitutional DOMA Law
Feb. 23, 2011 Gillibrand Praises Obama Administration's Decision to No Longer Defend DOMA in Court
Dec. 18, 2010 Don't Ask, Don't Tell
Dec. 18, 2010 Gillibrand: Repealing "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Will Increase America's Strength Both Militarily And Morally
Dec. 17, 2010 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript
Nov. 30, 2010 Lieberman, Udall, Gillibrand Praise Pentagon Report on "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Repeal
Nov. 24, 2010 Gillibrand Durban III: "An Insult To America"
Nov. 12, 2010 Gillibrand Responds To U.S. Supreme Court Decision On "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
Nov. 12, 2010 Gillibrand Responds To U.S. Supreme Court Decision On "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
Sept. 10, 2010 Gillibrand: DADT Ruling Should Serve As Call To Action For Congress
Aug. 5, 2010 Statements On Introduced Bills And Joint Resolutions
June 9, 2010 Letter to Mr. Arthur W. Bracey, M.D., Chair of the Advisory Committee on Blood Safety and Availability
May 27, 2010 Gillibrand Hails Passage Of DADT Repeal Measure In Senate Armed Services Committee
May 20, 2010 Gillibrand Joins Senate Colleagues To Introduce Bill To Protect LGBT Students From Bullying At School
May 20, 2010 Franken Introduces Bill To Protect LGBT Students From Bullying At School
April 30, 2010 Gillibrand Respectfully Disagrees With Admiral Mullen And Secretary Gates -- Says Congress Must Repeal Dadt
March 4, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Margaret Hamburg
Feb. 22, 2010 Gillibrand Praises New Senate Bill To Repeal DADT
Feb. 12, 2010 Gillibrand Applauds Reserve Officers Association For Rejecting "Don't Ask Don't Tell"
Feb. 4, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Hillary Clinton, Secretary Of State
Jan. 27, 2010 Gillibrand: President's Historic Call For Repeal Of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Begins A New Era Of Equality And Justice In America
Jan. 19, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Yoweri Museveni President, Republic of Uganda
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