The 11 Most Pro-LGBT U.S. Representatives: Is Yours On The List?
Does your representative defend LGBT rights? ThinkProgress identified the eleven most pro-LGBT U.S. representatives and compiled them into the following informative list. Use this information
Family Equality Council Applauds President Obama’s signing of the FY 2010 Defense Authorization bill, which includes hate crimes protections for LGBT people
“I applaud the President and all of Congress for passing this historic bill into law. I also thank Judy Shepard, Matthew Shepard’s mother, for her
Congress Passes Federal LGBT Hate Crimes Protections!
Family Equality Council applauds the U.S. Senate for passing the conference report for the FY 2010 Defense Authorization bill, which includes critical hate crimes protections
Movement for Equality in Taxation
On July 17, the U.S. House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee voted to remove the taxation of domestic partner benefits as part of “America’s
Huffington Post: Sen. Kristen Gillibrand Supports LGBT Service Members
On The Huffington Post, Senator Kristen Gillibrand (D-NY) declares her support for the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell. The following is an excerpt from
Congress Hears Testimony on LGBT-inclusive Healthy Families Act
Progress has been made to pass the Healthy Families Act, an act which will provide seven paid sick days a year for workers to recover
UPDATE: Uniting American Families Act Introduced TODAY
Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) both reintroduced the Uniting American Families Act today! Big thanks to those of you who urged
Uniting American Families Act Coming Soon!
Great News! Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) plans to reintroduce the Uniting American Families Act (UAFA)! The UAFA requires LGBT couples to meet the same standard