LAST CALL: Join the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus DEADLINE FRIDAY

We invite you to join the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus in the 116th Congress. Founded in 2008, the LGBT Equality Caucus is comprised of those Members of Congress who share the goal of advancing LGBTQ equality through legislation and opposing
discrimination against the LGBTQ community. In the 115th Congress, the bipartisan LGBT Equality Caucus had 123 Members and led the charge on some of the most important issues in the fight for LGBTQ equality including opposing anti-LGBTQ appropriations
amendments, pushing back against discriminatory directives from the executive branch, and pushing for passage of landmark LGBTQ civil rights legislation like the Equality Act.

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Supporting the Goals and Ideals of National Women’s History Month

March is National Women’s History Month. Please join in honoring the increased awareness and knowledge of women’s involvement in history by cosponsoring the bipartisan National Women’s History Month resolution. This year’s theme honors women who have led
efforts to end war, violence, and injustice and pioneered the use of nonviolence to change society.

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Cosponsor H.R. 587 – To Posthumously Award the Congressional Gold Medal to the Benghazi Heroes in Recognition of Their Contributions to the Nation

In recognition of distinguished acts of bravery, leadership, and achievement that have an enduring impact on American history, Congress is authorized to bestow its highest civilian honor – the Congressional Gold Medal – on individuals whose contributions
and service to our nation stand as a testament to our founding principles.     

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Become an Original Cosponsor of The Pink Tax Repeal Act

In 1994, the California Assembly Office of Research conducted a study that found that women pay a “gender tax” of $1,351/year for the same services as men. I subsequently sponsored the “Repeal the Gender Tax Act” in the California Assembly, which passed
in 1996 and required that prices for services like dry cleaning and haircuts be determined by the amount of time needed to do the job, not by gender.

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