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.

Another session of Congress will likely end before the House addresses legislation to protect LGBT workers.

December 04 2014 3:46 PM

The Alabama native would be 'thrilled' to serve as the namesake for a forthcoming employment nondiscrimination bill, Apple officials say.

December 04 2014 2:38 PM

David Lopez, the current EEOC general counsel awaiting Senate confirmation for his second term, has built a career fighting for the rights of LGBT and disabled workers. Now the Family Research Council wants him to pay for it.

November 25 2014 5:58 PM Updated

Transgender visibility is on the rise, but most trans people are still unprotected against workplace discrimination.

November 24 2014 3:00 AM

As some in Congress attempt one last effort to vote on ENDA before the end of the term, a conservative lobbying group says it's one of the biggest 'threats' of the session.

November 13 2014 5:06 PM

The fight for LGBT employment and housing nondiscrimination protections in Michigan just got dirty.

November 12 2014 7:32 PM

Tim Cook's words about discrimination highlight the need for stronger antidiscrimination laws, and not just for LGBT citizens.

November 01 2014 8:00 AM