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.
Why Some Activists Are Still Pushing for ENDA

Why Some Activists Are Still Pushing for ENDA

Efforts to keep up the fight for ENDA have been planned to last all year. Some say it would be detrimental to suddenly halt it over religious exemptions.

Op-ed: Why ENDA Doesn't Cut It for the ACLU

Op-ed: Why ENDA Doesn’t Cut It for the ACLU

When given the opportunity to discriminate against LGBT workers, the ACLU says, too many employers will take it.

Religious Exemptions or Not, Lobbying Continues for ENDA

Religious Exemptions or Not, Lobbying Continues for ENDA

Freedom to Work names members of Congress who might be interested in cosponsoring ENDA, including conservative Democrats, liberal Republicans, and a retiring representative who could go rogue.

BREAKING: ACLU, NCLR, and More Groups Drop Support of ENDA
July 09 2014 1:47 PM ET

More LGBT Groups Drop Support for ENDA; What Now?

The ACLU is one of a handful of organizations that say they will also drop support for the current version of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act.

Op-ed: Why One of the Biggest LGBT Orgs Has Stopped Supporting ENDA

Op-ed: Why The Task Force Stopped Supporting ENDA

Has the Hobby Lobby ruling compromised the strength of ENDA?

Study: LGBT Info on Resume Means Fewer Responses

Study: LGBT Info on Resume Means Fewer Responses

In the study, two fake résumés were sent to employers, and the applicant with a history of LGBT activism got fewer responses despite listing more qualifications.

A Progressive Endorses Freedom to Discriminate?

A Progressive Endorses Freedom to Discriminate?

Liberal Christian Jim Wallis has drafted a letter supporting broad religious exemptions in President Obama's planned antidiscrimination order — but now he says he may not send it.

After Hobby Lobby, Faith Leaders Want Right To LGBT Discrimination

Fallout from the Hobby Lobby ruling is happening fast.

Op-ed: President Obama, Make Me Cry Again

Op-ed: President Obama, Make Me Cry Again

We've shed tears of joy at your positive moves, Mr. President, but the time to finish the job on equality is now.

Why Are These Congressmen Still So Leery of Cosponsoring ENDA?

Why Are These Congressmen Still So Leery of Cosponsoring ENDA?

Several of these lawmakers have already cast pro-LGBT votes in Congress. So why are they dragging their feet in supporting the Employment Non-Discrimination Act?

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