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.
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.

Op-ed: What Barney Frank Still Gets Wrong on ENDA

Op-ed: What Barney Frank Still Gets Wrong on ENDA

Former congressman Barney Frank is sticking by the decision to exclude transgender workers from protection under ENDA in 2007. Here's why that's still problematic.

North Carolina Congressman Says Businesses Shouldn't Be Forced to Hire Gays

N.C. Lawmaker Doesn't Want Businesses Forced to Hire Gays

North Carolina Representative Robert Pittenger doubled down on previous comments that firing gay people was a freedom for business owners to enjoy.

How Jared Polis Plans to Force a Vote on ENDA

How Jared Polis Plans to Force a Vote on ENDA

Colorado Rep. Jared Polis just introduced a petition that could finally bring the Employment Non-Discrimination Act to a vote in the House.

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