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Eliot Engel's Public Statements on Issue: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 16, Democratic
Date Title
March 29, 2019 Engel Statement on Passage of Resolution Opposing Trump's Trans Military Ban
March 13, 2019 Engel, House Dems Introduce Equality Act
Jan. 29, 2019 Letter to the Hon. Michael Pompeo, Sec. of State - House Members Condemn Violence Against LGBT People In Chechnya
Oct. 5, 2018 Letter to the Hon. Mike Pompeo, Secretary of State - Schneider Leads 100+ Democratic Members Urging Trump Administration to Reverse Decision to Deny Visas to Same-Sex Partners of Foreign Diplomats
Sept. 6, 2018 Letter to the Hon. Robert Wilkie, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - End Ban on Medically Necessary Treatments for Transgender Veterans
June 5, 2018 Letter to the Hon. Jim Mattis, Secretary of Defense - End Transgender Ban in the Military
May 23, 2018 Letter to the Honorable Mick Mulvaney, Office of Management and Budget Director - ICYMI: 127 Democrats Urge OMB Director Mulvaney to Reject Discriminatory Health Care Proposal
April 27, 2018 Engel Marks 2018 Glsen Day Of Silence To Raise Awareness Of LGBTQ Bullying
March 27, 2018 Letter to Hon. Alex Azar, Secretary of Health and Human Services - More Than 100 Democrats to Call on Department of Health and Human Services to Put Patients First and Withdraw Discriminatory Refusal of Care Rule
Jan. 12, 2018 Engel, Ros-Lehtinen Statement on Inter-American Court of Human Rights Opinion on Marriage Equality
Dec. 14, 2017 Letter to Mayor Bill de Blasio - Open LGBT Community Center in the Bronx
Oct. 30, 2017 Engel Statement on District Court Blocking Part of President Trump's Ban on Transgender Service Members
Aug. 29, 2017 Letter to Donald J. Trump, President of the United States - Representatives Urge Trump to Reverse Transgender Military Ban
Aug. 25, 2017 Engel Statement On Friday News Dump
July 26, 2017 Engel Statement on President Trump Banning Transgender Service Members in the Military
July 13, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Donald J. Trump, President - Confront Putin on Anti-LGBT Violence in Chechnya
June 16, 2017 Letter to President Donald J. Trump - LGBTQ Pride Month Proclamation
May 23, 2017 Ros-Lehtinen, Engel, Issa, Cicilline, Royce, and Smith Introduce Bipartisan Resolution on Violence in Chechnya
May 11, 2017 Letter to Heather Menne, Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Community Living - Reinstate LGBT Demographic Questions on the NSOAAP
May 2, 2017 Engel, House Democrats Reintroduce Equality Act
April 19, 2017 Engel on Human rights Abuses in Chechenya
July 12, 2016 Hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Committee - Human Rights Under Siege Worldwide
June 24, 2016 Congressman Engel Applauds Designation of Stonewall National Monument
May 5, 2016 Letter to the Honorable John Kerry, Secretary of State and Ambassador Marcia Bernicat, Ambassador to Bangladesh - USAID Murder
April 28, 2016 Letter to Chairman Goodlatte - Calls for Judiciary Hearing on Equality Act
April 25, 2016 Engel Statement on Murder of Xulhaz Mannan
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
Jan. 1, 2016 Issue Position: LGBT Rights
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
July 27, 2015 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - LGBT Foreign Service Officers
July 23, 2015 Letter to Arne Duncan, Department of Education Secretary - Ensuring LGBTQ Equality
July 14, 2015 Letter to Secretary Duncan, Department of Education - Protecting LGBTQ Students from Discrimination
June 26, 2015 Congressman Engel Lauds Supreme Court Ruling on Same-Sex Marriage
June 8, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - LGBT Discrimination
May 1, 2015 Congressman Engel Calls on Supreme Court to Recognize Full Marriage Equality
April 17, 2015 Rep. Engel: It's Time to Stop the Bullying and Protect our LGBT Youth
March 12, 2015 Letter to Alfonso Lenhardt, Acting Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development - Funding for LGBT Rights in Central America
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
March 6, 2015 Congressman Engel Joins Colleagues in Calling for Supreme Court to Defend Marriage Equality
Nov. 14, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Urging Funding to Protect LGBT Human Rights Globally
Oct. 9, 2014 Rep. Engel Receives 100% Rating from Human Rights Campaign
Sept. 30, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commisioner of the Social Security Administration - Same Sex Couples and Social Security Benefits
July 22, 2014 Rep. Engel Says LGBT Workers Need Workplace Protections
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
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: LGBT - Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA)
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: LGBT - General
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Don't Ask, Don't Tell
Dec. 20, 2013 Engel Statement on Uganda Anti-Homosexuality Bill
Oct. 8, 2013 Letter to Scott Blackmun, CEO, United States Olympic Committee - Ensure Safety of Americans During Winter Olympics
Aug. 15, 2013 Engel Applauds Pentagon's Extension of Personnel Benefits to Same-Sex Military and Civilian Couples
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