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Cicilline touts Equality Act as House’s new senior gay member

Rep. David Cicilline (D-R.I.) will become the most senior openly gay member of the U.S. House as Democrats take the majority this week. (Washington Blade file photo by Michael Key) Rep. David Cicillin... read more

Record number of out LGBT lawmakers sworn into US Congress

After a strong showing in the midterm elections, Democrats have regained control of the House, and incoming Speaker Nancy Pelosi has vowed to support the group’s efforts to re-introduce the Equality A... read more

In Uphill Fight, Democrats Make Case for Equality Act

Cicilline, lead sponsor of the Equality Act in the U.S. House, said the legislation has more supporters than ever in the House and “reflects the simple idea that everyone, including members of the ... ... read more

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