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.
BREAKING: Obama To Sign Executive Order To Protect LGBT Federal Contractors
June 16 2014 11:27 AM ET June 16 2014 2:57 PM ET

Obama To Order Protection for Contractors

Michelle Garcia

The president's executive order would protect LGBT federal contractors and could have immediate implications for companies like ExxonMobil.

BREAKING: This New Jersey Rep. Just Became the 8th Republican to Cosponsor ENDA
June 11 2014 4:53 PM ET

This N.J. Republican Is New ENDA Cosponsor

Sunnivie Brydum

U.S. Rep. Frank LoBiondo's deputy chief of staff confirmed that the New Jersey Republican has signed on as a cosponsor of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act.

Utah Republican Admits Nationwide Marriage Equality Is Inevitable
May 29 2014 2:03 PM ET

Utah Repub. Admits Nationwide Marriage Equality Is Inevitable

Sunnivie Brydum

Sen. Orrin Hatch, a conservative Republican from Utah, says anyone who doesn't believe marriage equality will soon be the law of the land 'just isn't living in the real world.'

Study: Majority of LGBT Workers Closeted on the Job
May 08 2014 5:52 PM ET

Study: Majority of LGBT Workers Closeted on the Job

Trudy Ring

Some 53 percent feel they have to hide their identity, says a new Human Rights Campaign Foundation study, which reports on other workplace problems as well.

Biden Supports Antibias Order; Will Obama Take Action?
May 01 2014 2:19 PM ET

Biden Supports ENDA Exec. Order — Will Obama? 

Trudy Ring

The vice president says he sees no disadvantage to a presidential executive order banning anti-LGBT discrimination by federal contractors.

WATCH: God Frowns on U.S. for Condemning Ugandan Antigay Law, Says Pol
April 28 2014 3:08 PM ET

GOP Pol: God 'Appalled' by U.S. Opposition to Ugandan Antigay Law

Trudy Ring

'What must God think of our country?' asks Glenn Grothman, an ultraconservative Wisconsin state legislator now seeking a congressional seat.

Op-ed: More Equal, Still Unprotected
April 22 2014 10:32 AM ET

Op-ed: More Equal, Still Unprotected

Jarrod Scarbrough

One activist wants to understand why President Obama has yet to sign an executive order barring LGBT discrimination from federal contractors.

Colo. Republican Now Supports ENDA
April 09 2014 6:07 PM ET

Colo. Republican Now Supports ENDA

Sunnivie Brydum

U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman of Colorado becomes the seventh Republican House member to signal his support for the Employment Non-Discrimination Act.

Big Repub Donors Fund Push for ENDA
March 14 2014 2:32 PM ET

Big Repub Donors Fund Push for ENDA

Trudy Ring

Some Republicans are putting money and clout behind the campaign to pass ENDA.

Op-ed: Arizona Vetoed, But Is The GOP Listening?
February 27 2014 11:19 AM ET

Op-ed: Arizona Vetoed, But Is The GOP Listening?

Lucas Grindley

If Republicans learn anything from what happened in Arizona, it should be that the midterms face a huge distraction if they don't drop these bills and pass ENDA.

Harry Reid Favors Obama's ENDA Executive Order
February 05 2014 3:14 PM ET

Harry Reid Favors Obama's ENDA Executive Order

Sunnivie Brydum

The move could signal that similar federal legislation is effectively dead in the Republican-controlled House of Representatives.

John Boehner: 'No Way' ENDA Will Pass This Year
January 30 2014 2:32 PM ET

John Boehner: 'No Way' ENDA Will Pass This Year

Daniel Reynolds

The House speaker drew a hard line on the Employment Non-Discrimination Act in a first-time meeting with the LGBT Equality Caucus.

Op-ed: Mr. President, We Need More Than Speeches
January 28 2014 11:51 PM ET

Op-ed: Mr. President, We Need More Than Speeches

Felipe Sousa-Rodriguez and Heather Cronk

In his State of the Union address, the president didn't mention ENDA or an executive order that would ban employment discrimination against federal workers.

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