Washington DC: More Members of Congress Join NoH8

Written by scott on October 11th, 2012

NoH8To celebrate the 25th National Coming Out Day, the NOH8 campaign, founded by Adam Bouska and Jeff Parshley, has today released NOH8 photos for 26 members of Congress who took part in the campaign’s second “NOH8 on the Hill” event, held Sept. 13.

These representatives join the 10 members of Congress who participated in the first “NOH8 on the Hill” event back in February, and Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), who reached out to the campaign afterwards, which means that 37 sitting members of the House of Representatives have now added their names and faces to the NOH8 campaign.

The congressmen and congresswomen who took part in September’s sitting are Rep. Gwen Moore (D-Wis.), Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-Calif.), Rep. Suzanne Bonamici (D-Ore.), Rep Michael Capuano (D-Mass.), Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.), Rep. Jim McGovern (D- Mass.), Rep. John Yarmuth (D-Ky.), Rep. Joe Baca (D-Calif.), Rep. Lois Capps (D-Calif.), Rep. Sam Farr (D-Calif.), Rep. Nydia Velazquez (D-N.Y.), Rep. Ted Deutch (D-Fla.), Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.), Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.), Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas), Rep. Charles B. Rangel (D-N.Y.), Rep. Chaka Fattah (D-Pa.), Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.), Rep. Mike Quigley (D-Ill.), Rep. Rush D. Holt (D-N.J.), Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Ariz.), Rep. Janice Hahn (D-Calif.), Rep. Mike Honda (D-Calif.), Rep. Al Green (D-Texas), Rep. Danny K. Davis (D-Ill.), and Rep. Susan A. Davis (D-Calif.). To date, all 37 members of Congress who have posed for NOH8 photos have been Democrats, in spite of the fact that Republicans were invited to take part in both “NOH8 on the Hill” events.

Authored By Laurence Watts – See the Full Story at the Huffington Post

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