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 Announces New Exec. Order

Obama Announces New Executive Order

At the White House Pride Month Celebration, Obama announced that he will extend workplace protections to transgender federal employees.

Faith Leaders Beg Obama for Religious Exemptions in ENDA Exec. Order

Religious Groups Ask Obama for Special Treatment

A letter from religious leaders does not endorse Obama's executive order as the best way to fight discrimination.

Part 2: Will These 5 Congressmen Cosponsor ENDA?

Part 2: Will These 5 Congressmen Cosponsor ENDA?

Do these two Democrats and three Republicans have what it takes to get Speaker Boehner to care about ENDA by cosponsoring it?

Brewer: Maybe It's Time for an LGBT Antibias Law

Brewer: Maybe It's Time for an LGBT Antibias Bill

Gov. Jan Brewer told reporters that Arizona lawmakers should consider extending state antidiscrimination law to protect LGBT people.

GOP Congressman Sees No Employment Discrimination

GOP Rep. Sees No Evil in Employment Discrimination

Therefore, anti-LGBT employment discrimination isn't even really an issue, says North Dakota Rep. Kevin Cramer.

Op-ed: Mr. President, Don’t Add Exemptions to Your Executive Order

Op-ed: Mr. President, Don’t Add Exemptions

While the executive order announced by the Obama administration is a great step, the next hurdle is quite clear.

Can These Five Congressmen Be Convinced to Cosponsor ENDA?

Can These 5 Congressmen Be Convinced to Cosponsor ENDA?

Advocacy group Freedom to Work has a new plan to convince a majority of U.S. representatives to cosponsor the Employment Non-Discrimination Act.

WATCH: Out Pa. Rep. Slams 'Disgusting' Opposition to Statewide ENDA

WATCH: Brian Sims Slams 'Disgusting' Opposition

Pennsylvania Democrat Brian Sims calls out the one person who is keeping anti-LGBT discrimination legal in the state.

Sen. Hatch Calls for Broad Religious Exemptions in Exec Order

Senator Wants Big Exemption in Obama's Executive Order

Orrin Hatch says a presidential executive order banning anti-LGBT discrimination should let religiously affiliated employers opt out.

BREAKING: Obama To Sign Executive Order To Protect LGBT Federal Contractors
June 16 2014 3:57 PM ET

Obama To Order Protection for Contractors

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

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