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June 30, 2016 Sen. Franken: Pentagon's Plan to Lift Ban on Openly Transgender Servicemembers is a Historic Victory for LGBT Rights Sen. Al Franken Unknown
June 24, 2016 McCollum Commemorates 2016 LGBT Pride Month Rep. Betty McCollum Unknown
June 21, 2016 Letter to Robert Califf, MD, Commissioner, U.S. Food and Drug Administration - End Discriminatory Blood Donation Ban Sen. Al Franken Washington, DC
June 21, 2016 KSTP - Senators Urge FDA to End 'Discriminatory' Blood Donation Policy Sen. Al Franken Unknown
June 20, 2016 Letter to Commisioner Robert M. Califf, U.S. Food and Drug Administration- End Discriminatory Blood Ban on Gay and Bisexual Men Rep. Keith Ellison Washington, DC
June 20, 2016 Letter to Commisioner Robert M. Califf, U.S. Food and Drug Administration- End Discriminatory Blood Ban on Gay and Bisexual Men Rep. Timothy Walz Washington, DC
June 20, 2016 Letter to Commisioner Robert M. Califf, U.S. Food and Drug Administration- End Discriminatory Blood Ban on Gay and Bisexual Men Rep. Betty McCollum Washington, DC
June 12, 2016 Rep. Ellison Statement on Shooting at Orlando Nightclub Rep. Keith Ellison Washington, DC
June 12, 2016 McCollum Statement on Orlando Attack Rep. Betty McCollum Unknown
June 9, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, President of the United States - Expand LGBT Protections In The Trans-Pacific Partnership Rep. Betty McCollum Washington, DC
May 19, 2016 McCollum Statement on Republican Abuse of Power on House Floor Rep. Betty McCollum Unknown
May 19, 2016 Rep. Ellison Statement on House Republican Vote to Discriminate Against LGBT Americans Rep. Keith Ellison Washington, DC
May 18, 2016 McCollum Statement on "No' Vote on National Defense Authorization Act Rep. Betty McCollum Unknown
May 13, 2016 After Pressure from Sens. Franken and Baldwin, Depts. of Education and Justice Release Guidelines to Protect Transgender Students Sen. Al Franken Unknown
May 2, 2016 Letter to the Honorable John King, Secretary of the US Department of Education - Urge to Clarify Legal Protections for LGBT Students Sen. Amy Klobuchar Washington, DC
May 2, 2016 Letter to the Honorable John King, Secretary of the US Department of Education - Urge to Clarify Legal Protections for LGBT Students Sen. Al Franken Washington, DC
April 28, 2016 Letter to Chairman Goodlatte - Calls for Judiciary Hearing on Equality Act Rep. Rick Nolan Washington, DC
April 28, 2016 Letter to Chairman Goodlatte - Calls for Judiciary Hearing on Equality Act Rep. Betty McCollum Washington, DC
April 27, 2016 Letter to John H. Thompson, Director of the US Census Bureau - Rep. Grijalva, Sen. Baldwin Lead Bipartisan Effort to Add LGBT Data to Census Survey Sen. Al Franken Washington, DC
March 23, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security - LGBT Immigrants Rep. Keith Ellison Washington, DC
March 3, 2016 Letter to Edith Ruiz, Chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission, Julie Brill, Federal Trade Commissioner, Terrell McSweeny, Federal Trade Commissioner, Maureen Ohlhausen, Federal Trade Commissioner, and Joshua Wright, Federal Trade Commissioner - Conversion Therapy Rep. Keith Ellison Unknown
Jan. 21, 2016 After Efforts from Sen. Franken, Dept. of Education Will Help Students and Parents Find Out if Colleges Support LGBT Rights Sen. Al Franken Unknown
Jan. 15, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services - On the Urgent Implementation of Anti-Discrimination Protections Sen. Al Franken Washington D.C.
Dec. 18, 2015 Keith Ellison: Stop denying insurance coverage for gender reassignment Rep. Keith Ellison Unknown
Dec. 18, 2015 Senators Call for Transparency for LGBTQ Students at Schools Seeking Religious Exemptions Sen. Al Franken Washington, DC
Oct. 26, 2015 Letter to Carolyn W. Colvin, Acting Commissioner of the Social Security Administration and Loretta Lynch, Attoney General - Lawmakers Call on Social Security Administration to Treat Same-Sex Marriages Equally Sen. Amy Klobuchar Washington, DC
Oct. 26, 2015 Letter to Carolyn W. Colvin, Acting Commissioner of the Social Security Administration and Loretta Lynch, Attoney General - Lawmakers Call on Social Security Administration to Treat Same-Sex Marriages Equally Sen. Al Franken Washington, DC
Oct. 26, 2015 Letter to Carolyn W. Colvin, Acting Commissioner of the Social Security Administration and Loretta Lynch, Attoney General - Lawmakers Call on Social Security Administration to Treat Same-Sex Marriages Equally Rep. Keith Ellison Washington, DC
Oct. 26, 2015 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Acting Commissioner of the Social Security Administration, and Loretta Lynch, Attorney General - Implement Supreme Court Marriage Equality Decisions Sen. Amy Klobuchar Unknown
Oct. 26, 2015 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Acting Commissioner of the Social Security Administration, and Loretta Lynch, Attorney General - Implement Supreme Court Marriage Equality Decisions Sen. Al Franken Unknown
Oct. 26, 2015 Letter to Carolyn W. Colvin, Acting Commissioner of the Social Security Administration and Loretta Lynch, Attoney General - Lawmakers Call on Social Security Administration to Treat Same-Sex Marriages Equally Rep. Betty McCollum Washington, DC
Oct. 21, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Loretta Lynch, Attorney General of the US Department of Justice, and the Hon. James Comey, Director of the Federal Bureau of the Investigation - Press for Nation's Top Law Enforcement Officials to Take Action to Address Alarming Violence Against Transgender Community Sen. Al Franken Washington, DC
Oct. 8, 2015 Letter to Peter Neffenger, Administrator of Transportation Security Administrator - Treatment of Transgendered Individuals by the Transportation Security Administration Rep. Betty McCollum Washington, DC
Oct. 8, 2015 Letter to Peter Neffenger, Administrator of Transportation Security Administration -- Reform Screening Procedures for Transgender Passengers Rep. Betty McCollum Washington, DC
July 27, 2015 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - LGBT Foreign Service Officers Rep. Betty McCollum Washington, DC
July 27, 2015 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - LGBT Foreign Service Officers Rep. Timothy Walz Washington, DC
July 27, 2015 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - LGBT Foreign Service Officers Rep. Keith Ellison Washington, DC
July 23, 2015 Letter to Arne Duncan, Department of Education Secretary - Ensuring LGBTQ Equality Rep. Betty McCollum Washington, DC
July 16, 2015 Sen. Franken's Provisions Included in Senate-Passed Bill to Reform "No Child Left Behind" Sen. Al Franken Unknown
July 14, 2015 Sen. Franken: Senate Failure to Advance LGBT Anti-Bullying Measure a "Tremendous Disappointment" Sen. Al Franken Unknown
July 14, 2015 Every Child Achieves Act of 2015 Sen. Al Franken Washington, DC
July 14, 2015 Letter to Secretary Duncan, Department of Education - Protecting LGBTQ Students from Discrimination Rep. Betty McCollum Washington, DC
July 13, 2015 Student Non-Discrimination Act Sen. Al Franken Washington, DC
July 10, 2015 Sen. Franken: Update Tax Code to Reflect Supreme Court's Marriage Equality Ruling Sen. Al Franken Unknown
July 9, 2015 Letter to Loretta Lynch, Attorney General - Same-Sex Marriage Licenses Rep. Keith Ellison Washington, DC
July 7, 2015 CNN - What Congress Must Do for LGBT Kids Sen. Al Franken Unknown
June 26, 2015 Walz Statement on Supreme Court Decision in Obergefell v. Hodges Rep. Timothy Walz Washington, DC
June 26, 2015 Sen. Franken's Statement on Supreme Court Decision on Marriage Equality Sen. Al Franken Unknown
June 26, 2015 Rep. Ellison Celebrates Supreme Court Ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges Rep. Keith Ellison Minnesota
June 8, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - LGBT Discrimination Rep. Keith Ellison Unknown
May 21, 2015 Letter to Ashton Carter, Secretary of Defense - Prevent Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation Sen. Amy Klobuchar Washington, DC
May 21, 2015 Letter to Ashton Carter, Secretary of Defense - Prevent Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation Sen. Al Franken Washington, DC
April 10, 2015 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader - Calling for a Vote on Amendments to Budget Resolution Sen. Al Franken Washington, DC
March 6, 2015 Brief of 167 Members of the U.S. House of Representatives and 44 U.S. Senators as Amici Curiae in Support of Petitioners Rep. Timothy Walz Washington, DC
March 6, 2015 Brief of 167 Members of the U.S. House of Representatives and 44 U.S. Senators as Amici Curiae in Support of Petitioners Rep. Keith Ellison Washington, DC
March 6, 2015 Brief of 167 Members of the U.S. House of Representatives and 44 U.S. Senators as Amici Curiae in Support of Petitioners Sen. Al Franken Washington, DC
March 6, 2015 Brief of 167 Members of the U.S. House of Representatives and 44 U.S. Senators as Amici Curiae in Support of Petitioners Rep. Rick Nolan Washington, DC
March 6, 2015 Brief of 167 Members of the U.S. House of Representatives and 44 U.S. Senators as Amici Curiae in Support of Petitioners Rep. Betty McCollum Washington, DC
March 6, 2015 Brief of 167 Members of the U.S. House of Representatives and 44 U.S. Senators as Amici Curiae in Support of Petitioners Sen. Amy Klobuchar Washington, DC
Feb. 10, 2015 Sen. Franken, Rep. Polis Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Stop Bullying of LGBT Students Sen. Al Franken Unknown
Dec. 15, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services - Drop Ban on Blood Donations from Gay Men Rep. Keith Ellison Washington, DC
Dec. 15, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Director of Health and Human Services - Protect LGBT Unaccompanied Minors Rep. Keith Ellison Washington, DC
Dec. 15, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services - Drop Ban on Blood Donations from Gay Men Sen. Al Franken Washington, DC
Dec. 15, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Director of Health and Human Services - Protect LGBT Unaccompanied Minors Rep. Betty McCollum Washington, DC
Dec. 4, 2014 Rep. Ellison Statement on Minnesota High School League Decision on Trans Athletes Rep. Keith Ellison Washington, DC
Dec. 2, 2014 Letter to Grande Lum, Director of the Community Relations Service - Transgender Law Enforcement Training Rep. Keith Ellison Washington, DC
Nov. 14, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Urging Funding to Protect LGBT Human Rights Globally Rep. Betty McCollum Washington, DC
Oct. 22, 2014 Representative Walz Receives National Award for Military Advocacy Rep. Timothy Walz Faribault, MN
Oct. 10, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Special Envoy for LGBT Human Rights within U.S. Department of State Sen. Al Franken Unknown
Oct. 10, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Special Envoy for LGBT Human Rights within U.S. Department of State Sen. Amy Klobuchar Unknown
Oct. 6, 2014 McCollum Commends Supreme Court Decision to Decline Appeals to Marriage Equality Victories Rep. Betty McCollum St. Paul, MN
Oct. 6, 2014 Ellison, Grijalva: Thirty States Down--Twenty to Go Rep. Keith Ellison Washington, DC
Sept. 30, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commisioner of the Social Security Administration - Same Sex Couples and Social Security Benefits Rep. Betty McCollum Washington, DC
Sept. 30, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commisioner of the Social Security Administration - Same Sex Couples and Social Security Benefits Rep. Keith Ellison Washington, DC
Sept. 29, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Use Executive Action to Protect LGBT Immigrants Rep. Keith Ellison Washington, DC
Sept. 25, 2014 Letter to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler, Commissioner Mignon Clyburn, Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel, Commissioner Ajit Pai, and Commissioner Michael O'Rielly - Ending Discriminatory Blocking of Online LGBT Resources Rep. Keith Ellison Washington, DC
Sept. 12, 2014 Progressive Caucus Calls for Bold Action in Immigration Executive Order Rep. Keith Ellison Washington, DC
July 31, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit an Opportunity to Advance LGBT Rights Sen. Al Franken Washington, DC
July 21, 2014 Ellison, Grijalva: No American Should Fear Discrimination Because of Who They Love Rep. Keith Ellison Washington, DC
July 14, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - LGBT Oppression and AGOA Sen. Al Franken Washington, DC
May 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras Rep. Keith Ellison Washington, DC
May 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras Rep. Betty McCollum Washington, DC
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 Sen. Amy Klobuchar Unknown
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 Rep. Rick Nolan Unknown
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 Rep. Timothy Walz Unknown
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 Rep. Keith Ellison Unknown
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 Sen. Al Franken Unknown
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 Rep. Betty McCollum Unknown
March 14, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Anti-LGBT Legislation Rep. Keith Ellison Washington, DC
Nov. 20, 2013 Freedoms are Protected for LGBT Veterans & Families Rep. Timothy Walz Washington, DC
Nov. 8, 2013 Letter to Thomas Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee - Reconsider Ruling on Russian Anti-LGBT Law Sen. Al Franken Washington, DC
Nov. 7, 2013 Ellison, Grijalva: House Must Act to End Workplace Discrimination Rep. Keith Ellison Washington, DC
Nov. 7, 2013 Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2013 Sen. Al Franken Washington, DC
Nov. 7, 2013 Sen. Franken Lauds Passage of LGBT Workplace Protections as Key Step Toward Equality Sen. Al Franken Unknown
Nov. 6, 2013 Drug Quality and Security Act-- Motion to Proceed Sen. Amy Klobuchar Washington, DC
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Reevaluate Discriminatory Blood Donation Policy Rep. Betty McCollum Washington, DC
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Reevaluate Discriminatory Blood Donation Policy Rep. Keith Ellison Washington, DC
July 31, 2013 McCollum Welcomes Marriage Equality to Minnesota Rep. Betty McCollum Washington, DC
July 11, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Implementation of Supreme Court's DOMA Ruling Sen. Al Franken Washington, DC
July 10, 2013 Sen. Franken Hails Vote on LGBT Workplace Protections as Step Toward Equality Sen. Al Franken Unknown
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