ENDA
Read the latest news about ENDA, or the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, which is legislation that would proscribe discrimination against LGBT individuals in the workplace and throughout the hiring process for companies in the United States. Various forms of ENDA have been debated in Congress since 1994, with evolving language that included protections gender identity as well as sexual orientation. The late Ted Kennedy was a longtime advocate of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, as well as openly gay politician Barney Frank.
What LGBT Policy Challenges Are on Deck for 2015?

What LGBT Policy Challenges Are on Deck for 2015?

President Obama gave his annual overview of items Washington should be dealing with this year, but what are the big issues for LGBT Americans?

Emails Show Conflict Behind ExxonMobil's Discrimination Policy Case

Emails Show Conflict Behind ExxonMobil Discrimination

An ExxonMobil executive says the company is great for LGBT employees, but the lack of an antidiscrimination policy may prove otherwise.

Op-ed: Federal Equality, Nothing More, Nothing Less

Op-ed: Federal Equality, Nothing More, Nothing Less

As the next session of Congress begins, Human Rights Campaign president Chad Griffin explains why LGBT activists are gearing up to support a new piece of legislation.

House Committee Shuts Down ENDA for 2014

House Committee Shuts Down ENDA for 2014

Another session of Congress will likely end before the House addresses legislation to protect LGBT workers.

Alabama Will Name Its LGBT Nondiscrimination Bill for Tim Cook

Can Ala. Pass a Tim Cook Employment Nondiscrimination Act?

The Alabama native would be 'thrilled' to serve as the namesake for a forthcoming employment nondiscrimination bill, Apple officials say.

Right-Wing Group Targets Trans-Friendly Federal Nominee
November 25 2014 6:21 PM ET

Right-Wing Group Targets Trans-Friendly Federal Nominee

David Lopez, the current EEOC general counsel awaiting Senate confirmation for his second term, has built a career fighting for the rights of LGBT and disabled workers. Now the Family Research Council wants him to pay for it.

Op-ed: Bosses Need to Step Up for Their Trans Employees

Op-ed: Bosses Need to Step Up for Their Trans Employees

Transgender visibility is on the rise, but most trans people are still unprotected against workplace discrimination.

House Republican Suggests Last-Ditch Effort to Vote on ENDA

House Republican Has Last-Ditch Idea for Voting on ENDA

As some in Congress attempt one last effort to vote on ENDA before the end of the term, a conservative lobbying group says it's one of the biggest 'threats' of the session.

Could Michigan Pass a Gay-Only Nondiscrimination Bill?

Could Michigan Pass a Gay-Only Civil Rights Bill?

The fight for LGBT employment and housing nondiscrimination protections in Michigan just got dirty.

Op-ed: Tim Cook and the Freedom to Work Without Fear

Op-ed: Tim Cook and the Freedom to Work Without Fear

Tim Cook's words about discrimination highlight the need for stronger antidiscrimination laws, and not just for LGBT citizens.

WATCH: Here's What Tim Cook Thinks About Firing LGBT Workers

What Does Tim Cook Think About Firing LGBT Workers?

Long before he came out publicly as gay, the Apple CEO had been an outspoken supporter of workplace protections for LGBT people at the state and federal levels.

20 Touching, Funny, and Silly Twitter Reactions to Tim Cook's Coming-Out

20 Touching, Funny Twitter Reactions to Tim Cook Coming Out

Comedians, newsmakers, and fellow gay techies weigh in on Apple CEO Tim Cook's announcement that he is gay.

Op-ed: Transitioning at Work Without Making History

Op-ed: Transitioning at Work Without Making History

The act of transitioning should not be a fireable offense.

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