Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus Enjoys Record Participation - Articles

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Posted by: Jarod Word on Mar 14, 2019

The caucus that promotes LGBTQ rights within Congress relaunched on Monday with a record number of members, the Georgia Voice reports. Most U.S. House Democrats have joined the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus, with 131 representatives and 18 vice chairs. Caucus Co-Chair Mark Pocan, regarding the group, said: “with a record number of LGBTQ Americans serving in Congress and the LGBT Equality Caucus experiencing its largest membership in history … I’m excited to have so many allies who will fight for legislation and change throughout the 116th Congress.” In all, 157 Democrats but no Republicans have signed on to serve.