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Sun Feb 15, 2015, 12:11 PM

Wanting to rein in Wall Street & Fighting for Gay Rights aren't mutually exclusive - ask Liz Warren

People here who only read the Elizabeth Warren vs Wall Street headlines are missing the stories that aren't making headline news every day.

Here are some of her less well-known stances on gay rights~

Elizabeth Warren to Obama: Evolve already
March 2012

Massachusetts Senate candidate and former interim head of the consumer bureau Elizabeth Warren says in an interview with the Washington Blade that President Obama needs to evolve already on the issue of same-sex marriage:

Asked whether she wants Obama to finish evolving and support same-sex marriage, Warren chuckled and responded that was indeed her view.

“I want to see the president evolve because I believe that is right; marriage equality is morally right,” Warren said.

Warren expressed similar sentiments about the Democratic Party platform, saying it would build support for ending the anti-gay Defense of Marriage Act.

“I’d be glad to see it included in the Democratic platform,” she said. “It helps raise awareness of the impact of DOMA and it helps build support to repeal it.”

http://www.politico.com/politico44/2012/03/elizabeth-warren-to-obama-evolve-already-118346.html


Elizabeth Warren Says Gay Men Should Be Able To Donate Blood
Dec 2014

Elizabeth Warren and a host of Democratic lawmakers are demanding the Obama administration stand up for gay rights.

A coalition of 80 senators and House members spearheaded by the Massachusetts senator—alongside Sens. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) and Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) and Reps. Mike Quigley (D-Ill.) and Barbara Lee (D-Calif.)—sent a letter Monday to Sylvia Burwell, secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, protesting the long-standing prohibition that bars men who have had sex with men from donating blood in the United States....

http://www.motherjones.com/mojo/2014/12/gay-blood-ban-senators-letter-elizabeth-warren



Elizabeth Warren marching in the 2012 Boston Gay Pride Parade Faith Ninivaggi/AP

EXCLUSIVE: Elizabeth Warren pledges to lead on LGBT rights
Washington Blade
Mar 2012

http://www.washingtonblade.com/2012/03/21/exclusive-elizabeth-warren-pledges-to-lead-on-lgbt-rights/


Sept 2013~



She's living proof politicians can fight for economic justice right along with social justice.

Maybe that's why she was also honored with an MLK award~

Jan 2015~

BOSTON - JANUARY 11: U.S. Senator from Massachusetts Elizabeth Warren received the MLK Leadership Award during the Martin Luther King, Jr. Convocation service at Twelfth Baptist Church in the Roxbury neighborhood on January 11, 2015. (Photo by Dina Rudick/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

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