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July 23, 2015 Letter to Arne Duncan, Department of Education Secretary - Ensuring LGBTQ Equality Rep. James Langevin Washington, DC
July 23, 2015 Letter to Arne Duncan, Department of Education Secretary - Ensuring LGBTQ Equality Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
July 14, 2015 Letter to Secretary Duncan, Department of Education - Protecting LGBTQ Students from Discrimination Rep. James Langevin Washington, DC
July 14, 2015 Letter to Secretary Duncan, Department of Education - Protecting LGBTQ Students from Discrimination Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
July 9, 2015 Letter to Loretta Lynch, Attorney General - Same-Sex Marriage Licenses Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
June 26, 2015 Supreme Court Says "I Do' to Marriage Equality Sen. John Reed Washington, DC
June 26, 2015 Cicilline Praises Court's Historic Marriage Equality Decision Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
June 26, 2015 Members of Congress, Civil Rights Groups Celebrate Landmark Marriage Equality Ruling, Call for Full Federal LGBT Non-Discrimination Protections Rep. David Cicilline Washington, D.C.
June 26, 2015 Sen. Whitehouse Statement on Supreme Court's Ruling on Marriage Equality Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Washington, DC
June 26, 2015 Langevin Statement on Supreme Court Decision on Same-Sex Marriage Rep. James Langevin Unknown
June 8, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - LGBT Discrimination Rep. David Cicilline Unknown
June 8, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - LGBT Discrimination Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Unknown
April 29, 2015 Reed & Collins Lead Congressional Hearing on Youth Homelessness Sen. John Reed Washington, DC
April 16, 2015 Letter to Governors - Religious Freedom Restoration Act Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
March 12, 2015 Letter to Alfonso Lenhardt, Acting Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development - Funding for LGBT Rights in Central America Rep. David Cicilline 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. John Reed 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. David Cicilline 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. James Langevin 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. Sheldon Whitehouse Washington, DC
Feb. 24, 2015 Cicilline Welcomes Appointment of Special Envoy for Human Rights of LGBT Persons Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
Feb. 18, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Concerns About Including of Brunei and Malaysia in TPP Negotiations Rep. David Cicilline 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 Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
Dec. 15, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Director of Health and Human Services - Protect LGBT Unaccompanied Minors Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
Nov. 14, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Urging Funding to Protect LGBT Human Rights Globally Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
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. Sheldon Whitehouse Unknown
Sept. 30, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commisioner of the Social Security Administration - Same Sex Couples and Social Security Benefits Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
Sept. 30, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commisioner of the Social Security Administration - Same Sex Couples and Social Security Benefits Rep. James Langevin Washington, DC
Sept. 29, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Use Executive Action to Protect LGBT Immigrants Rep. David Cicilline 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. David Cicilline 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. Sheldon Whitehouse 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 Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
June 20, 2014 Cicilline Statement on Administration Plans to Further Extend Benefits to Married Same-Sex Couples Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
June 19, 2014 Cicilline Praises White House Announcement to Protect Ugandan LGBT Community Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
June 19, 2014 Cicilline Introduces Bill to Protect Basic Human Rights of International LGBT Community Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
June 16, 2014 Cicilline Praises White House Announcement that President Obama Will Sign an Executive Order Prohibiting LGBT Discrimination in the Workplace Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
May 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
May 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras Rep. James Langevin 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. John Reed 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. James Langevin 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. David Cicilline 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. Sheldon Whitehouse Unknown
Feb. 27, 2014 Veto of Republican Anti-LGBT Bill Good for Nation Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
Feb. 24, 2014 Cicilline Appalled by Signing of Ugandan Anti-LGBT Bill Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
Feb. 22, 2014 Cicilline: Arizona Bill Rolls Back Equal Rights Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
Feb. 14, 2014 Langevin Featured In NOH8 On the Hill Campaign For Marriage Equality Rep. James Langevin Washington, DC
Jan. 29, 2014 Letter to Catherine Lhamon, Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, Office for Civil Rights, US Department of Education - Campus Sexual Assaults Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
Nov. 15, 2013 Rep. Al Green Introduces Resolution Encouraging the Celebration of the Month of June as LGBT Pride Month Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
Nov. 8, 2013 Letter to Thomas Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee - Reconsider Ruling on Russian Anti-LGBT Law Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Washington, DC
Nov. 7, 2013 Sen. Whitehouse Statement on Passage of ENDA Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Washington, DC
Nov. 7, 2013 Cicilline Praises Senate Passage of ENDA Rep. David Cicilline Pawtucket, RI
Oct. 8, 2013 Letter to Scott Blackmun, CEO, United States Olympic Committee - Ensure Safety of Americans During Winter Olympics Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - LGBT Olympic Athletes and Spectators Rep. James Langevin Unknown
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Reevaluate Discriminatory Blood Donation Policy Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
Aug. 1, 2013 Cicilline Statement on Implementation of Rhode Island Marriage Equality Law Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
July 18, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 5, Student Success Act Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
July 11, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Implementation of Supreme Court's DOMA Ruling Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Washington, DC
July 11, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Implementation of Supreme Court's DOMA Ruling Sen. John Reed Washington, DC
July 8, 2013 Letter to Janet Napolitano, Secretary of Homeland Security - Civil Rights and Marriage Equality Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Washington, DC
June 26, 2013 Reed: Supreme Court Rulings Advance Marriage Equality Sen. John Reed Washington, DC
June 26, 2013 Cicilline Statement on Supreme Court Rulings on Marriage Equality Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
June 26, 2013 Cicilline Statement on Supreme Court Rulings on Marriage Equality Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
June 26, 2013 Langevin Applauds Supreme Court Ruling for Marriage Equality Rep. James Langevin Unknown
May 22, 2013 Cicilline Slams Senate Omission of LGBT Protections in Immigration Proposal Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
May 21, 2013 Letter to Boy Scouts of America, National Council - Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation Rep. David Cicilline Unknown
May 3, 2013 Cicilline Statement on Signing of Marriage Equality Bill in Rhode Island Rep. David Cicilline Pawtucket, RI
May 2, 2013 Langevin Statement on RI Same Sex Marriage Rep. James Langevin Unknown
April 25, 2013 Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus Praises Re-Introduction Of Employment Non-Discrimination Act Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
April 24, 2013 Whitehouse Applauds R.I. Senate's Approval of Marriage Equality Legislation Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Washington, DC
April 24, 2013 Cicilline Statement on Rhode Island Senate Passage of Marriage Equality Legislation Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
April 23, 2013 Cicilline Statement on Rhode Island Senate Judiciary Committee Vote to Approve Marriage Equality Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
April 18, 2013 Day of Silence Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
March 26, 2013 Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus: Statements on Supreme Court Marriage Oral Arguments Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
March 22, 2013 Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry - Combating Gender-Based Violence Abroad Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Washington, DC
March 12, 2013 Letter to His Excellency V.B. Rybak - Reject Anti-LGBT Legislation Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
March 1, 2013 212 Members of Congress File Historic Amicus Brief on DOMA Case before U.S. Supreme Court Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Washington, DC
March 1, 2013 212 Members of Congress File Historic Amicus Brief on DOMA Case before U.S. Supreme Court Rep. James Langevin Washington, DC
March 1, 2013 212 Members of Congress File Historic Amicus Brief on DOMA Case before U.S. Supreme Court Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
Feb. 14, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - LGBT Workplace Discrimination Sen. John Reed Washington, DC
Feb. 14, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - LGBT Workplace Discrimination Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Washington, DC
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 Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
Jan. 24, 2013 Cicilline Statement on House Marriage Equality Vote Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
Jan. 23, 2013 Second-term Democrat Builds on Strong Record of Standing up for Rhode Island women Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
Jan. 22, 2013 Cicilline Statement on Marriage Equality Vote in House Judiciary Committee Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
Jan. 17, 2013 Letter to Attorney General Holder and Homeland Security Secretary Napolitano - Immigration, DOMA and LGBT cases Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Washington, DC
Jan. 3, 2013 House LGBT Equality Caucus Denounces Use of Taxpayer Funds to Defend DOMA Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
Dec. 7, 2012 Nadler, Frank, Baldwin, Polis, Cicilline and Conyers Laud Supreme Court Review of DOMA Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
Oct. 18, 2012 Whitehouse Applauds Court Decision on Defense of Marriage Act Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Providence, RI
Sept. 24, 2012 Bipartisan Bill Would Stop LGBT Discrimination During Jury Selection Process Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Washington, DC
Sept. 7, 2012 Pelosi, Nadler, 143 House Members File New Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA Rep. David Cicilline Unknown
July 10, 2012 Pelosi, Nadler, 130 House Members File Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
June 8, 2012 Letter to the Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
May 31, 2012 House Champions of DOMA-Repeal Laud 1st Circuit Federal Court Decision that DOMA is Unconstitutional Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
May 14, 2012 Cicilline Statement on Chafee Executive Order Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
May 9, 2012 Langevin Statement on Obama Same-Sex Marriage Position Rep. James Langevin Unknown
March 26, 2012 Letter to John A. Boehner, Speaker of the House Rep. David Cicilline Unknown
Nov. 9, 2011 Cicilline Releases "It Gets Better" Video Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
Nov. 2, 2011 Pelosi, 132 House Members File Amicus Brief in Landmark Court Challenge to DOMA Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
Oct. 3, 2011 The Hill - Rep. Cicilline Draws the Line on Protecting Social Security, Medicare Benefits Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
Sept. 27, 2011 Letter to Janet Napolitano, Secretary, Homeland Security and Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
Sept. 26, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner Rep. David Cicilline Washington, DC
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