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.

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?

July 03 2014 12:39 AM

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

June 30 2014 7:28 PM

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

June 27 2014 5:29 PM

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

June 26 2014 4:30 AM

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

June 19 2014 5:16 PM

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

June 19 2014 3:33 PM

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

June 19 2014 4:30 AM

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

June 19 2014 4:00 AM

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

June 18 2014 3:34 PM

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

June 17 2014 2:59 PM