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: This New Jersey Rep. Just Became the 8th Republican to Cosponsor ENDA

This N.J. Republican Is New ENDA Cosponsor

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

Utah Repub. Admits Nationwide Marriage Equality Is Inevitable

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

Study: Majority of LGBT Workers Closeted on the Job

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?

Biden Supports ENDA Exec. Order — Will Obama? 

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

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

'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

Op-ed: More Equal, Still Unprotected

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

Colo. Republican Now Supports ENDA

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

Big Repub Donors Fund Push for ENDA

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

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

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

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

Harry Reid Favors Obama's ENDA Executive Order

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

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