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Elizabeth Esty's Public Statements on Issue: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Full Name: Elizabeth Esty
Office: U.S. House (CT) - District 5, Democratic
First Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 5
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary Aug. 12, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Dan; 3 Children: Sarah, Thomas, Jonathan
Birth Date: 08/25/1959
Birth Place: Oak Park, IL
Home City: Cheshire, CT
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
June 26, 2014 Rep. Elizabeth Esty's Statement on One-Year Anniversary of the Supreme Court's Decision To Strike Down DOMA
May 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras
May 20, 2014 Rep. Elizabeth Esty Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Provide Social Security Benefits for All Legally Married Couples
May 20, 2014 Reps. Kind, Ros-Lehtinen, Schwartz and Esty Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Provide Social Security Benefits for All Legally Married Couples
Jan. 29, 2014 Letter to Catherine Lhamon, Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, Office for Civil Rights, US Department of Education - Campus Sexual Assaults
Nov. 7, 2013 Esty Statement on Senate Passage of ENDA
Nov. 7, 2013 Hartford Courant - Esty Calls ENDA "Another Step Forward in..March Towards True Equality"
Oct. 26, 2013 Danbury News-Times - Esty Praises Gay Rights Group for Improving Tolerance
Aug. 24, 2013 The Register Citizen - Esty Comes to Torrington to Talk About DOMA's Impact
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Reevaluate Discriminatory Blood Donation Policy
June 26, 2013 Esty Statement on SCOTUS Marriage Equality Ruling
March 1, 2013 212 Members of Congress File Historic Amicus Brief on DOMA Case before U.S. Supreme Court
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Marriage Equality and Equal Rights
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