Congressional Allies

Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL)

The Record:

  • Co-founded the House LGBT Equality Caucus
  • Joined the Congressional HIV/AIDS Caucus
  • Helped spearhead the repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” by consistently co-sponsoring the Military Readiness Enhancement Act
  • Consistently is an original co-sponsor of the Employment Nondiscrimination Act
  • Consistently is an original co-sponsor of the Baldwin-Ros-Lehtinen Domestic Partner Benefits and Obligations Act
  • Original co-sponsors of the Polis-Ros-Lehtinen Student Nondiscrimation Act
  • Co-sponsor of the Safe Schools Improvement Act
  • Original co-sponsor of the Early Treatment for HIV Act
  • Original co-sponsor of the Equal Access to COBRA Act
  • Co-sponsor of the Domestic Partner Tax Parity for Health Plan Beneficiaries Act
  • Co-sponsor of the Every Child Deserves a Family Act
  • Original co-sponsor of the Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2009

114th Congress (2015-2017)

  • Co-sponsor of Employment Non-Discrimination Act
  • Co-sponsor of Every Child Deserves a Family Act
  • Co-sponsor of Juror Non-Discrimination Act
  • Co-sponsor of Respect for Marriage Act
  • Co-sponsor of Student Non-Discrimination Act
  • Co-sponsor of Safe Schools Improvement Act
  • Voted for the LGBT-inclusive Amd. 1128 (Maloney Amd.) to H.R. 5055 Appropriations
  • Voted for the LGBT-inclusive Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)

115th Congress (2017-present)

  • Co-sponsor of the Fair and Equal Housing Act