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Kirsten Gillibrand

Don't Ask Don't Tell

‘Restore Honor To Service Members Act’ Introduced In Senate

by Jean Ann Esselink ● 11:59 AM January 31, 2014
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“A clean, honorable record is long overdue for veterans who were discharged solely because of who they love.” – NY Senator Kristin Gillibrand

Democratic National Convention

DNC 2012: Senator Barbara Mikulski — ‘Every Issue Is A Woman’s Issue’

by David Badash ● 8:31 PM September 5, 2012
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Barbara Mikulski was joined by 11 other Democratic Senators, including Barbara Boxer and Diane Feinstein and Kirsten Gillibrand to deliver a speech about women.

News

Opinion: Until Congress Funds US Olympic Team, They Should Shut Up About Uniforms

by David Badash ● 6:56 PM July 13, 2012
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Until Congress starts to actually fund the U.S. Olympic Committee, they should shut up about where the U.S. Olympic Team’s uniforms are manufactured.

Gay Agenda

10 Things Senator Gillibrand Has Done For The LGBT Community

by Scott Wooledge ● 4:44 PM August 3, 2011
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Senator Kirsten Gillibrand has done a lot for the LGBT community. Now here’s one thing you can do for her. Which will help her continue to help you.

News

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand: Momentum For DOMA Repeal Continues To Build

by Guest Author ● 12:15 PM July 20, 2011
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Senator Gillibrand in this guest post, discusses the importance of repealing DOMA, and explores how support of repealing DOMA is growing.

DOMA

DOMA: Senate Scheduling Historic Hearing To Start Repeal Debate

by David Badash ● 5:08 PM July 7, 2011
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Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Patrick Leahy announced his intention to schedule debate on a bill to repeal DOMA, the Defense of Marriage Act.

DOMA

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand: Our Next Marriage Equality Fight: Repealing DOMA

by Guest Author ● 12:13 PM June 25, 2011
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Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) congratulates New York on marriage equality and says the next marriage equality fight is to repeal DOMA.

Farce

NY Governor Cuomo To President Obama: Embrace Your Inner Fierce Advocate

by Tanya Domi ● 10:58 AM June 25, 2011
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If NY Governor Cuomo were to write President Obama about the successful passage of his same-sex marriage equality bill, this is what he would say.

Legal Issues

Same-Sex Marriage For New York Now Almost A Mirage

by David Badash ● 12:53 AM June 1, 2011
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Despite a coordinated campaign by politicians and LGBT organizations, a new Senate vote count makes marriage equality in New York look like a mirage.

News

Senator Gillibrand: “Join The Fight For Marriage Equality In NY”

by Guest Author ● 2:28 PM May 25, 2011
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Sen. Gillibrand is calling on all New Yorkers to call their state Senator and get them to vote yes on marriage equality!

DOMA

Breaking: House DOMA Repeal Bill To Be Introduced Wednesday

by David Badash ● 11:48 AM March 14, 2011
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A bill to repeal DOMA, the unconstitutional Defense of Marriage Act, will be introduced to the House on Wednesday by six Representatives.

Civil Rights

Tweet Of The Day: Joe Lieberman

by David Badash ● 12:11 PM November 9, 2010
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Civil Rights

Watch: Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Salutes LGBT Rights In Victory Speech!

by David Badash ● 11:23 PM November 2, 2010
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Tonight, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand won election after being appointed to the former seat of Senator Hillary Clinton. Senator Gillibrand mentioned the importance of repealing “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” and embraced other LGBT rights including “full marriage equality.”

Actions

DADT: President Obama, Your Opinion Matters, Please Clarify.

by David Badash ● 4:33 PM May 6, 2010
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President Obama needs to stand clear and tall on his own stated position on repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.”