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.

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.

October 30 2014 3:23 PM

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

October 30 2014 2:55 PM

The act of transitioning should not be a fireable offense.

October 08 2014 5:00 AM

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.

October 01 2014 4:00 AM

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

September 19 2014 1:10 PM

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

September 17 2014 6:13 PM
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