David Cicilline

Read the latest news about David Cicilline, an American politician and the former mayor of Providence, Rhode Island. David Cicilline became the nation’s fourth openly LGBT member of Congress when elected in 2010. In 2012 he won reelection in Rhode Island's 1st Congressional District after a vicious race with challenger Brendan Doherty. Learn more about David Cicilline, Tammy Baldwin, Barney Frank, Jared Polis and other LGBT politicians, activists, and public figures who are working to further gay rights in the United States.

"The American people deserve to know who will stand up and speak out for those on the margins of society," writes the U.S. representative from Rhode Island.

May 02 2017 5:09 PM

We, as LGBT voters and givers of campaign dollars, have to be especially discerning.

November 01 2013 4:00 AM

The visage of Russia's Vladimir Putin showed up at the Pride celebration in placards and other protests.

August 18 2013 5:20 PM

Florida Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, the first republican member of congress to support marriage equality, voiced her support for an amendment that would prohibit bullying of LGBT students in public schools.

July 19 2013 2:13 PM

Rep. Nadler reintroduced the Uniting American Families Act.

February 05 2013 5:45 PM

The 113th Congress has the highest number of openly LGBT members in the body’s history, with six in the House and, for the first time, an openly gay senator. Each politico here brings something unique to the table. They’re all Democrats, and all were endorsed by the Victory Fund, meaning they fully support federal, state, and local efforts to advance LGBT rights. Meet your new representatives.

January 03 2013 4:00 AM

Rep. Jackie Speier introduced the Stop Harming Our Kids (SHOK) resolution Wednesday.

November 28 2012 3:00 PM