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Jul 24, 2019 In The News
House Democrats are pushing civil rights protections for the global LGBT community with legislation that would force the State Department to document incidents of discrimination and ensure asylum programs for those fleeing persecution.
 
The bill is backed by senior Democrats in the House and advocates of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transexual community who want to establish U.S. leadership in protecting civil rights.
 
Jul 24, 2019 In The News
The three letters were sent to Pompeo a day after U.S. Rep. Dina Titus (D-Nev.) introduced a bill — the Greater Leadership Overseas for the Benefit of Equality (GLOBE) Act — that would ensure U.S. foreign policy continues to promote LGBTI rights.
Jul 23, 2019 In The News
U.S. Rep. Dina Titus, D-Las Vegas, has reintroduced legislation aimed at cementing the U.S. as a global leader in LGBT rights protection.
Jul 23, 2019 In The News
U.S. Rep. Dina Titus of Nevada Monday introduced a bill aimed at protecting the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex people worldwide.
Jul 22, 2019 Press Release
July 22, 2019
Today Representative Dina Titus of Nevada’s First Congressional District introduced the Greater Leadership Overseas for the Benefit of Equality (GLOBE) Act with the support of top House Democrats and leading LGBTI advocacy organizations.
Dec 19, 2018 In The News
Congressmember Dina Titus, a five-term Democrat from Nevada, has proposed new legislation that would bolster the United States’ role in advocating for LGBTQ and intersex people’s rights around the world.
Dec 18, 2018 In The News
The act will place sanctions on people responsible for human rights abuses carried out against LGBTQ individuals. Foreign nationals found responsible for such abuses can have their visas revoked, be deported from the country, and be declared ineligible for immigration rights or citizenship in the U.S.
Dec 18, 2018 In The News
While Donald Trump and Mike Pence remain recklessly silent on anti-LGBTQ atrocities around the globe, it’s crucial that the United States Congress fill the void and make clear LGBTQ rights are human rights.
Dec 14, 2018 In The News
Congressional Democrats have introduced a bill that will establish an envoy within the State Department who will be tasked with tracking and responding to human rights abuses committed against members of the LGBTI community across the globe.
Dec 14, 2018 In The News
New comprehensive legislation introduced in the U.S. House Thursday seeks to enshrine into law U.S. policy against anti-LGBT human rights abuses overseas and the process by which LGBT people facing persecution can seek asylum in the United States.