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.
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.