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.
WATCH: Joe Biden Compares Selma and Stonewall, Disses Ben Carson

WATCH: Joe Biden Compares Selma and Stonewall, Disses Ben Carson

In a speech to the HRC, Biden discusses the unity of all civil rights movements and shakes his head at Carson's 'ridiculous assertion' that being gay is a choice.

EEOC Looks at Expanding Antidiscrimination Law

EEOC Looks at Expanding Antidiscrimination Law

A new interpretation of existing federal civil rights law may mean more protections for LGBT people, with or without the languishing Employment Non-Discrimination Act.

Kansas Rolls Back LGBT State Worker Protections With Stroke of Pen

Kansas Rolls Back LGBT Protections With Stroke of Pen

Kansas governor Sam Brownback issued an executive order that could put the employment of state workers in jeopardy.

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 7:21 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.

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