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Diana DeGette's Public Statements on Issue: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Office: U.S. House (CO) - District 1, Democratic
Date Title
May 11, 2017 Letter to Heather Menne, Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Community Living - Reinstate LGBT Demographic Questions on the NSOAAP
June 20, 2016 Letter to Robert M. Califf, Commisioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration - End Discriminatory Blood Ban on Gay and Bisexual Men
June 14, 2016 Quigley, House Members and LGBT Allies Push FDA to End Discriminatory Blood Ban on Gay and Bisexual Men
April 28, 2016 Letter to Chairman Goodlatte - Calls for Judiciary Hearing on Equality Act
April 5, 2016 Letter to Chairman Culberson and Ranking Member Honda - Census Bureau to Expand Data Collection on LBGT Individuals
July 23, 2015 DeGette: Time for Full LGBT Equality in All Walks of Life is Now
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
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
Feb. 6, 2015 OutFront - Like a Rock: Amidst the Freedom Caucus' Ballyhoo, Congresswoman Diana DeGette Leads a Sisyphean Struggle for Equal Rights
Oct. 6, 2014 DeGette Response to Supreme Court Declining Review in Marriage Cases
Sept. 30, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commisioner of the Social Security Administration - Same Sex Couples and Social Security Benefits
July 18, 2014 DeGette Hails President Obama's Protections for LGBT Federal Employees
July 10, 2014 DeGette Applauds Debra Johnson's Decision to Issue Marriage Licenses Following Court Ruling
June 29, 2014 Newsletter: 6/29/2014
June 25, 2014 DeGette Statement on Federal Appeals Court Ruling Utah Same-Sex Marriage Ban Unconstitutional
June 16, 2014 DeGette Statement on Executive Order Protecting LGBT Employees of Federal Contractors
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
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Reevaluate Discriminatory Blood Donation Policy
June 26, 2013 DeGette Statement On Supreme Court Marriage Equality Rulings
June 26, 2013 DeGette Cosponsors Respect For Marriage Act To Ensure Full Repeal Of DOMA
April 25, 2013 Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus Praises Re-Introduction Of Employment Non-Discrimination Act
March 1, 2013 212 Members of Congress File Historic Amicus Brief on DOMA Case before U.S. Supreme Court
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
Feb. 7, 2012 DeGette Statement On Proposition 8 Ruling
Nov. 2, 2011 Pelosi, 132 House Members File Amicus Brief in Landmark Court Challenge to DOMA
Oct. 27, 2011 DeGette Statement on DOMA Lawsuit
Sept. 27, 2011 Letter to Janet Napolitano, Secretary, Homeland Security and Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General
Sept. 20, 2011 DeGette Statement on End of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
Dec. 15, 2010 DeGette Statement on House Vote to Repeal 'Don't Ask Don't Tell'
June 9, 2010 Letter to Mr. Arthur W. Bracey, M.D., Chair of the Advisory Committee on Blood Safety and Availability
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
Jan. 25, 2010 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Foreign Discrimination Against LGBT Community
Sept. 15, 2009 DeGette Joins Colleagues To Introduce Respect For Marriage Act
June 22, 2009 Letter to Barack Obama, President Of The United States - Suspend "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
June 4, 2008 Degette Joins Newly Formed LGBT Equality Caucus
Nov. 7, 2007 Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2007
Nov. 7, 2007 Degette Supports ENDA
Sept. 30, 2004 Marriage Protection Amendment
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