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IOC pressured by All Out, U.S. lawmakers to ban anti-LGBT discrimination

| Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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The International Olympic Committee on Tuesday came under increased pressure to prohibit anti-LGBT discrimination and ensure future host countries do not have discriminatory laws on their books.

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Newly elected out U.S. House members talk LGBT issues

CHRIS JOHNSON | Washington Blade | Wednesday, November 21, 2012
The new LGB members of the U.S. House. Clockwise, from upper left clockwise: Kyrsten Sinema, Mark Takano, Sean Patrick Maloney and Mark Pocan.Photos: Kyrsten Sinema, courtesy photo; Mark Takano, courtesy photo; Sean Patrick Maloney and Mark Pocan by Michael Key, Washington Blade.
The Nov. 6 election resulted in four new lesbian, gay and bisexual candidates winning seats in the House of Representatives and all eyes are now on them to see what they’ll do on LGBT issues upon taking office.

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Out Congressman David Cicilline re-elected in Rhode Island

LOU CHIBBARO JR. | Washington Blade | Tuesday, November 6, 2012
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Gay Rep. David Cicilline won re-election to Congress on Tuesday from Rhode Island. Cicilline, a former two-term mayor of Providence, should have had a relatively easy race for a second term in office in a district where Democrats outnumber Republicans by a 3 to 1 margin, according to most political observers in Rhode Island.

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Openly gay congressman linked to child molester in GOP political attack ad

| Wednesday, October 31, 2012
David Cicilline
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- A new political ad sponsored by the National Republican Congressional Committee links freshman U.S. Rep. David Cicilline (D-R.I.) to a convicted pedophile and murderer he represented as a defense attorney twenty years ago.

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Out congressman David Cicilline wins primary, vies for second term

| Wednesday, September 12, 2012
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U.S. Rep. David Cicilline (D-R.I.), one of just four openly gay members of Congress, won his Democratic primary Tuesday against Anthony Gemma, an opponent he also defeated in 2010 when he was first elected to the House.

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House Democrats to Boehner: Mr. Speaker, your DOMA attorney is out of line

| Monday, September 26, 2011
John Boehner
Six Democratic lawmakers on Monday sent U.S. House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio), a letter reiterating their request for a briefing on the efforts of the law firm hired by the Speaker to defend the Defense of Marriage Act in several ongoing federal court challenges.

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Gay lawmakers urge Obama to veto defense bill with anti-gay amendments

| Wednesday, June 8, 2011
Barney Frank
Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) and the three other openly gay members of Congress has asked President Barack Obama to veto the defense spending bill if it contains language that delays the repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," the ban on openly gay service members.

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Sponsors of DOMA repeal press Boehner for briefing on House defense efforts

| Tuesday, April 5, 2011
John Boehner
Lead sponsors of the Respect for Marriage Act -- the bill aimed at repealing the Defense of Marriage Act -- are pressing House Speaker John Boehner for a briefing on any activities relating to plans by the House general counsel to defend DOMA.

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Providence gay mayor claims victory in Democratic primary for Congress

| Tuesday, September 14, 2010
Cicilline, left, and Wolfe (Image: Victory Fund)
David Cicilline, the openly gay mayor of Providence, won the Democratic nomination in Tuesday's Rhode Island congressional race. He's vying to replace Rep. Patrick Kennedy (D-R.I.), to represent the state's 1st Congressional District.

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