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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 prominent Democratic members of Congress say it's time to protect the rights of LGBTQ+ Americans, particularly of transgender people.

June 30 2022 5:00 PM

The congressman shredded arguments against Donald Trump's second impeachment.

February 09 2021 8:52 PM

“Civil war is on” was one of the milder messages left for the congressman after he introduced an article of impeachment.

January 11 2021 7:39 PM

The Rhode Island congressman forced Trump's top domestic lackey to admit the truth.

July 28 2020 3:50 PM

"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