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David Cicilline's Public Statements on Issue: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Full Name: David N. Cicilline
Office: U.S. House (RI) - District 1, Democratic
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 1
Primary Sept. 9, 2014
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 07/15/1961
Birth Place: Providence, RI
Home City: Providence, RI
Religion: Jewish
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Date Title
Issue Position: LGBT Rights
July 31, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit an Opportunity to Advance LGBT Rights
June 20, 2014 Cicilline Statement on Administration Plans to Further Extend Benefits to Married Same-Sex Couples
June 19, 2014 Cicilline Praises White House Announcement to Protect Ugandan LGBT Community
June 19, 2014 Cicilline Introduces Bill to Protect Basic Human Rights of International LGBT Community
June 16, 2014 Cicilline Praises White House Announcement that President Obama Will Sign an Executive Order Prohibiting LGBT Discrimination in the Workplace
May 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras
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
Feb. 27, 2014 Veto of Republican Anti-LGBT Bill Good for Nation
Feb. 24, 2014 Cicilline Appalled by Signing of Ugandan Anti-LGBT Bill
Feb. 22, 2014 Cicilline: Arizona Bill Rolls Back Equal Rights
Jan. 29, 2014 Letter to Catherine Lhamon, Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, Office for Civil Rights, US Department of Education - Campus Sexual Assaults
Nov. 15, 2013 Rep. Al Green Introduces Resolution Encouraging the Celebration of the Month of June as LGBT Pride Month
Nov. 7, 2013 Cicilline Praises Senate Passage of ENDA
Oct. 8, 2013 Letter to Scott Blackmun, CEO, United States Olympic Committee - Ensure Safety of Americans During Winter Olympics
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Reevaluate Discriminatory Blood Donation Policy
Aug. 1, 2013 Cicilline Statement on Implementation of Rhode Island Marriage Equality Law
July 18, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 5, Student Success Act
June 26, 2013 Cicilline Statement on Supreme Court Rulings on Marriage Equality
June 26, 2013 Cicilline Statement on Supreme Court Rulings on Marriage Equality
May 22, 2013 Cicilline Slams Senate Omission of LGBT Protections in Immigration Proposal
May 21, 2013 Letter to Boy Scouts of America, National Council - Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation
May 3, 2013 Cicilline Statement on Signing of Marriage Equality Bill in Rhode Island
April 25, 2013 Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus Praises Re-Introduction Of Employment Non-Discrimination Act
April 24, 2013 Cicilline Statement on Rhode Island Senate Passage of Marriage Equality Legislation
April 23, 2013 Cicilline Statement on Rhode Island Senate Judiciary Committee Vote to Approve Marriage Equality
April 18, 2013 Day of Silence
March 26, 2013 Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus: Statements on Supreme Court Marriage Oral Arguments
March 12, 2013 Letter to His Excellency V.B. Rybak - Reject Anti-LGBT Legislation
March 1, 2013 212 Members of Congress File Historic Amicus Brief on DOMA Case before U.S. Supreme Court
Feb. 5, 2013 As Momentum for Comprehensive Immigration Reform Grows, Nadler and Bipartisan Coalition Introduce Uniting American Families Act to Provide Immigration Equality for LGBT Families
Jan. 24, 2013 Cicilline Statement on House Marriage Equality Vote
Jan. 23, 2013 Second-term Democrat Builds on Strong Record of Standing up for Rhode Island women
Jan. 22, 2013 Cicilline Statement on Marriage Equality Vote in House Judiciary Committee
Jan. 3, 2013 House LGBT Equality Caucus Denounces Use of Taxpayer Funds to Defend DOMA
Dec. 7, 2012 Nadler, Frank, Baldwin, Polis, Cicilline and Conyers Laud Supreme Court Review of DOMA
Sept. 7, 2012 Pelosi, Nadler, 143 House Members File New Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA
July 10, 2012 Pelosi, Nadler, 130 House Members File Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA
June 8, 2012 Letter to the Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services
May 31, 2012 House Champions of DOMA-Repeal Laud 1st Circuit Federal Court Decision that DOMA is Unconstitutional
May 14, 2012 Cicilline Statement on Chafee Executive Order
March 26, 2012 Letter to John A. Boehner, Speaker of the House
Nov. 9, 2011 Cicilline Releases "It Gets Better" Video
Nov. 2, 2011 Pelosi, 132 House Members File Amicus Brief in Landmark Court Challenge to DOMA
Oct. 3, 2011 The Hill - Rep. Cicilline Draws the Line on Protecting Social Security, Medicare Benefits
Sept. 27, 2011 Letter to Janet Napolitano, Secretary, Homeland Security and Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General
Sept. 26, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner
Sept. 21, 2011 Repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
June 15, 2011 Letter to Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State - Uphold and Defend Human Rights Overseas
April 5, 2011 Letter to The Honorable John A. Boehner, Speaker of The House
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