Gay & lesbian rights & issues (LGBTQA related)

TopicBill numberAuthorInterest positionBecame lawsort icon
Freedom from Discrimination in Credit Act of 2013 H.R. 2364 (113th) IsraelSupportNo
To amend the Equal Credit Opportunity Act to prohibit discrimination on account of sexual orientation or gender identity when extending credit. (by More
To amend the Equal Credit Opportunity Act to prohibit discrimination on account of sexual orientation or gender identity when extending credit. (by CRS) Hide
Equal Access to COBRA Act of 2011 S. 563 (112th) BoxerSupportNo
A bill to provide for equal access to COBRA continuation coverage. (by CRS)
Safe Schools Improvement Act of 2013 S. 403 (113th) CaseySupportNo
A bill to amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to address and take action to prevent bullying and harassment of students. (by More
A bill to amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to address and take action to prevent bullying and harassment of students. (by CRS) Hide
Respect for Marriage Act H.R. 1116 (112th) NadlerSupportNo
To repeal the Defense of Marriage Act and ensure respect for State regulation of marriage. (by CRS)
Restore Honor to Service Members Act H.R. 2839 (113th) PocanSupportNo
To direct the Secretary of Defense to review the discharge characterization of former members of the Armed Forces who were discharged by reason of the sexual orientation of the member, and for other… More
To direct the Secretary of Defense to review the discharge characterization of former members of the Armed Forces who were discharged by reason of the sexual orientation of the member, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Older Americans Act Amendments of 2013 S. 1028 (113th) SandersSupportNo
A bill to reauthorize and improve the Older Americans Act of 1965, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Restore Honor to Service Members Act S. 1956 (113th) SchatzSupportNo
A bill to direct the Secretary of Defense to review the discharge characterization of former members of the Armed Forces who were discharged by reason of the sexual orientation of the member, and for… More
A bill to direct the Secretary of Defense to review the discharge characterization of former members of the Armed Forces who were discharged by reason of the sexual orientation of the member, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2009 H.R. 1913 (111th) ConyersSupportNo
To provide Federal assistance to States, local jurisdictions, and Indian tribes to prosecute hate crimes, and for other purposes. (by More
To provide Federal assistance to States, local jurisdictions, and Indian tribes to prosecute hate crimes, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Tyler Clementi Higher Education Anti-Harassment Act of 2011 S. 540 (112th) LautenbergSupportNo
A bill to prevent harassment at institutions of higher education, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act S. 2189 (112th) HarkinSupportNo
A bill to amend the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 and other laws to clarify appropriate standards for Federal antidiscrimination and antiretaliation claims, and for other purposes.… More
A bill to amend the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 and other laws to clarify appropriate standards for Federal antidiscrimination and antiretaliation claims, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Health Equity and Accountability Act of 2012 S. 2474 (112th) AkakaSupportNo
A bill to improve the health of minority individuals, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence Reporting Act of 2013 S. 47 (113th) LeahySupportNo
A bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act of 1994. (by CRS)
Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence Reporting Act of 2013 H.R. 11 (113th) MooreSupportNo
To reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act of 1994. (by CRS)
Matthew Shepard Hate Crimes Prevention Act S. 909 (111th) KennedySupportNo
A bill to provide Federal assistance to States, local jurisdictions, and Indian tribes to prosecute hate crimes, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to provide Federal assistance to States, local jurisdictions, and Indian tribes to prosecute hate crimes, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Respect for Marriage Act of 2009 H.R. 3567 (111th) NadlerSupportNo
To repeal the Defense of Marriage Act and ensure respect for State regulation of marriage. (by CRS)
Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2009 S. 1584 (111th) MerkleySupportNo
A bill to prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. (by CRS)
Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2009 H.R. 3017 (111th) FrankSupportNo
To prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. (by CRS)
Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2009 H.R. 2981 (111th) FrankSupportNo
To prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. (by CRS)
Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2013 S. 815 (113th) MerkleyOpposeNo
A bill to prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. (by CRS)
Domestic Partnership Benefits and Obligations Act of 2009 H.R. 2517 (111th) BaldwinSupportNo
To provide certain benefits to domestic partners of Federal employees. (by CRS)
Safe Schools Improvement Act of 2009 H.R. 2262 (111th) SánchezSupportNo
To amend the Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act to include bullying and harassment prevention programs. (by CRS)
Respect for Marriage Act of 2011 S. 598 (112th) FeinsteinSupportNo
A bill to repeal the Defense of Marriage Act and ensure respect for State regulation of marriage. (by CRS)
Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2011 S. 811 (112th) MerkleySupportNo
A bill to prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. (by CRS)
Employment Non-Discrimination Act H.R. 1397 (112th) FrankSupportNo
To prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. (by CRS)
Health Equity and Accountability Act of 2011 H.R. 2954 (112th) LeeSupportNo
To improve the health of minority individuals, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Domestic Partnership Benefits and Obligations Act of 2013 S. 1529 (113th) BaldwinSupportNo
A bill to provide benefits to domestic partners of Federal employees. (by CRS)
Domestic Partnership Benefits and Obligations Act of 2013 H.R. 3135 (113th) PocanSupportNo
To provide certain benefits to domestic partners of Federal employees. (by CRS)
Domestic Partnership Benefits and Obligations Act of 2012 S. 1910 (112th) LiebermanSupportNo
A bill to provide benefits to domestic partners of Federal employees. (by CRS)
Military Readiness Enhancement Act of 2009 H.R. 1283 (111th) TauscherSupportNo
To amend title 10, United States Code, to enhance the readiness of the Armed Forces by replacing the current policy concerning homosexuality in the Armed Forces, referred to as "Don't Ask,… More
To amend title 10, United States Code, to enhance the readiness of the Armed Forces by replacing the current policy concerning homosexuality in the Armed Forces, referred to as "Don't Ask, Don't Tell", with a policy of nondiscrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. (by CRS) Hide
Family and Medical Leave Inclusion Act S. 1283 (112th) DurbinSupportNo
A bill to amend the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 to permit leave to care for a same-sex spouse, domestic partner, parent-in-law, adult child, sibling, grandchild, or grandparent who has a… More
A bill to amend the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 to permit leave to care for a same-sex spouse, domestic partner, parent-in-law, adult child, sibling, grandchild, or grandparent who has a serious health condition. (by CRS) Hide
Paycheck Fairness Act S. 3220 (112th) MikulskiSupportNo
A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex, and for other purposes. (by… More
A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Family and Medical Leave Inclusion Act H.R. 2364 (112th) MaloneySupportNo
To amend the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 and title 5, United States Code, to permit leave to care for a domestic partner, parent-in-law, adult child, sibling, grandchild, or grandparent who… More
To amend the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 and title 5, United States Code, to permit leave to care for a domestic partner, parent-in-law, adult child, sibling, grandchild, or grandparent who has a serious health condition, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Paycheck Fairness Act H.R. 377 (113th) DeLauroSupportNo
To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Pregnant Workers Fairness Act H.R. 1975 (113th) NadlerSupportNo
To eliminate discrimination and promote women's health and economic security by ensuring reasonable workplace accommodations for workers whose ability to perform the functions of a job are… More
To eliminate discrimination and promote women's health and economic security by ensuring reasonable workplace accommodations for workers whose ability to perform the functions of a job are limited by pregnancy, childbirth, or a related medical condition. (by CRS) Hide
Paycheck Fairness Act S. 84 (113th) MikulskiSupportNo
A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex, and for other purposes. (by… More
A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Student Non-Discrimination Act of 2011 H.R. 998 (112th) PolisSupportNo
To end discrimination based on actual or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity in public schools, and for other purposes. (by More
To end discrimination based on actual or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity in public schools, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Student Non-Discrimination Act of 2011 S. 555 (112th) FrankenSupportNo
A bill to end discrimination based on actual or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity in public schools, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to end discrimination based on actual or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity in public schools, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Paycheck Fairness Act S. 2199 (113th) MikulskiSupportNo
A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex, and for other purposes. (by… More
A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2013 H.R. 1755 (113th) PolisSupportNo
To prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. (by CRS)