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

Full Name: Barbara J. Lee
Office: U.S. House (CA) - District 13, Democratic
First Elected: 04/07/1998
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 13
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: 2 Children: Craig, Tony
Birth Date: 07/16/1946
Birth Place: El Paso, TX
Home City: Oakland, CA
Religion: Baptist
Date Title
Issue Position: LGBT
June 26, 2014 LGBT Pride Month
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
March 14, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Anti-LGBT Legislation
Feb. 28, 2014 Congresswoman Lee on U.S. Relations with Uganda in Light of Discriminatory LGBT Law
Jan. 29, 2014 Letter to Catherine Lhamon, Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, Office for Civil Rights, US Department of Education - Campus Sexual Assaults
Dec. 23, 2013 Congresswoman Barbara Lee on Passage of Anti-Homosexuality Bill in Uganda
Nov. 8, 2013 Letter to Governor Edmund Brown, State of California - School Success and Opportunity Act
Nov. 7, 2013 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Applauds Senate's ENDA Passage
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Department of Health and Human Services - Reevaluate Discriminatory Blood Donation Policy
July 18, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 5, Student Success Act
June 26, 2013 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Hails Supreme Court Decisions on Marriage Equality
May 21, 2013 Letter to Boy Scouts of America, National Council - Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation
May 17, 2013 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Introduces Resolution Recognizing International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia
April 25, 2013 Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus Praises Re-Introduction Of Employment Non-Discrimination Act
March 26, 2013 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Stands for Marriage Equality
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. 28, 2013 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013
Feb. 28, 2013 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Praises Passage of Reauthorization of Violence Against Women Act
Feb. 15, 2013 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Introduces Bill to Create Department of Peacebuilding
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
June 6, 2012 Barbara Lee Statement in Honor of LGBT Pride Month
June 6, 2012 Reps. Johnson and Lee Urge White House to Address Rising HIV Rate in the Sout
May 16, 2012 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Votes Against Partisan and Irresponsible GOP Bill to Reauthorize Violence Against Women Act
Nov. 2, 2011 Pelosi, 132 House Members File Amicus Brief in Landmark Court Challenge to DOMA
Sept. 27, 2011 Letter to Janet Napolitano, Secretary, Homeland Security and Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General
Sept. 27, 2011 Barbara Lee Statement on National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
Sept. 21, 2011 Official Repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell
Sept. 20, 2011 Barbara Lee Statement on the End of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
June 25, 2011 Barbara Lee Applauds Passage of New York Same-Sex Marriage Law
June 15, 2011 Letter to Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State - Uphold and Defend Human Rights Overseas
June 2, 2011 Barbara Lee Recognizes LGBT Pride Month
Jan. 27, 2011 Congresswoman Lee Statement on the Killing of David Kato Kisulle
Dec. 18, 2010 Barbara Lee Statement on Senate Vote to Repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell
Aug. 4, 2010 Barbara Lee Applauds Federal Court's Decision to Overturn Proposition 8
June 9, 2010 Letter to Mr. Arthur W. Bracey, M.D., Chair of the Advisory Committee on Blood Safety and Availability
March 1, 2010 New AIDS Advocacy Group Comes To Oakland (Oakland Tribune) 3/1/10
Feb. 9, 2010 Letter To President Obama, Majority Leader Reid, Speaker Pelosi, Chairman Schumer, And Chairwoman Lofgren - End Discrimination for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, And Transgender Binational Families
Feb. 1, 2010 Letter To Mr. Robert Mazzuca, Chief Scout Executive, Boy Scouts of America
Jan. 27, 2010 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Releases Statement On President Obama's State Of The Union Address To Congress
Jan. 25, 2010 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Foreign Discrimination Against LGBT Community
Nov. 30, 2009 Barbara Lee Attends White House World AIDS Day Event
Oct. 6, 2009 Repeal The Don't Ask, Don't Tell Policy
June 22, 2009 Letter To Barack Obama, President Of The United States - Suspend "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
May 26, 2009 Barbara Lee Releases Statement on California Supreme Court Decision to Uphold Proposition 8
June 4, 2008 Barbara Lee Joins in Announcing Congressional Caucus on LGBT Equality
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