More on LGBT Rights

Jan 31, 2017

Langevin Statement on Nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch for Supreme Court Justice

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement in response to the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.

Jan 30, 2017

House Democrats to Celebrate Diversity at Trump's Address to Congress

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) is asking colleagues to celebrate diversity and inclusion at the President’s address to a joint session of Congress on February 28.

Jun 26, 2015

Langevin Statement on Supreme Court Decision on Same-Sex Marriage

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement in response to the decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, which reaffirms the rights of same-sex couples and prohibits states from denying marriage rights to same-sex couples

Apr 30, 2015

Langevin Statement on Mark-Up of FY16 National Defense Authorization Act

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, offered his support for the FY2016 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

Feb 14, 2014

Langevin Featured In NOH8 On the Hill Campaign For Marriage Equality

In a symbolic demand for marriage equality for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community, Congressman Jim Langevin (RI-02) released his official portrait from the NOH8 On The Hill photo event.

Aug 2, 2013

Langevin Supports LGBT Olympic Athletes and Spectators

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) signed a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry urging him to undertake all necessary diplomatic efforts to ensure the safety and security of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender athletes, volunteers, journalists and spectators at the 2014 Winter Olympics.

Jun 26, 2013

Langevin Applauds Supreme Court Ruling for Marriage Equality

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) is calling today’s Supreme Court decisions on the Defense of Marriage Act and Proposition 8 enormous victories for equal rights.

May 2, 2013

Langevin Statement on RI Same Sex Marriage

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released the below statement prior to the scheduled signing of state legislation legalizing same sex marriage in Rhode Island.