The Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus has released a powerful "It Gets Better" video featuring co-chairs Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.), Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.), Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colo.), and Rep. David Cicilline (D-R.I.). All are openly gay members of congress, a strong message in itself. Each of the lawmakers uses details from his or her personal coming out experience to tell young LGBT people that they aren't alone:
The Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus was established in the U.S. House of Representatives in June 2008 by co-chairs Tammy Baldwin and Barney Frank, along with other members of Congress who are strongly committed to achieving the full enjoyment of human rights for LGBT people in the U.S. and around the world:
By serving as a resource for Members of Congress, their staff, and the public on LGBT issues, the Caucus will work toward the extension of equal rights, the repeal of discriminatory laws, the elimination of hate-motivated violence, and the improved health and well being for all regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression.
The caucus has 96 members in the 112th United States Congress (94 Democrats and 2 Republicans) and had 91 members (90 Democrats and 1 Republican) during the 111th United States Congress.
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