The California Democrat took to Twitter's video service, Vine, to document the first bill he submitted as the first LGBT person of color in Congress.
A new bill gives students learning to become counselors the ability to object to helping LGBT patients on religious grounds.
The family of 33-year-old Marco McMillian want the county sheriff's department to investigate his death as a hate crime, but sheriffs say they will not.
Judge Pamela Chen was approved by a voice vote for a seat on the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.
Republican Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn said she rejected the VAWA because of its LGBT inclusion.