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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 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

A pastor sees the same progress that became evident on election night in his own church.

November 09 2012 4:46 AM

The GOP has frozen into an unmovable rigidity, and if it doesn’t thaw, it will splinter and crack, warns The Advocate's Editor-in-Chief Matthew Breen.

November 07 2012 2:20 AM

The Democrat won reelection in Rhode Island’s 1st Congressional District after a vicious race with challenger Brendan Doherty.

November 06 2012 10:21 PM

The remark came from a volunteer for David Cicilline's opponent in the Democratic primary.

August 28 2012 6:34 PM