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.

The Republican House speaker announced his resignation today and will leave Congress at the end of October.

September 25 2015 10:03 AM Updated

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.

March 07 2015 12:57 PM

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.

February 19 2015 3:34 PM

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

February 10 2015 9:18 PM

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

January 23 2015 11:10 AM

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

December 12 2014 5:23 PM

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.

December 05 2014 4:30 AM

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

December 04 2014 3:46 PM

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

December 04 2014 2:38 PM

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.

November 25 2014 5:58 PM Updated