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Jason Linkins

Who Evolved On ENDA?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.07.2013 | Politics

The first time the full U.S. Senate had an opportunity to vote on the Employment Non-Discrimination Act was on Sept. 5, 1996, after the legislation ha...

Senate Nears Historic Gay Rights Vote

Posted 11.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Senate is headed for a historic vote on legislation outlawing workplace discrimination against gay, bisexual and transgender Americ...

Bigfoot, Aliens Show Just How Absurd It Is To Oppose Protections For Gay Workers

Posted 11.11.2013 | Politics

Most Americans think that the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), which would make it illegal for employers to discriminate against someone on t...

Amanda Terkel

Democratic Senator Takes Up Mantle Of LGBT Equality From Ted Kennedy

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.04.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As backers of the Employment Non-Discrimation Act hustle to round up extra support before an expected vote Monday evening, there are mur...

Sam Stein

Boehner Deals Blow To ENDA

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 11.04.2013 | Politics

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) affirmed on Monday morning that he would oppose a law that would prohibit discrimination against gay and lesbian e...

Amanda Terkel

Cory Booker Backs Major LGBT Rights Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) plans to vote for the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, saying on Saturday that he would like it to be the fi...

ENDA: The Time Is Now

Shane Jordan | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Shane Jordan

This bill shouldn't be seen as deciding whether it is "right" or "moral" to be lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or gender-nonconforming. Its intent is simply to mandate that employers, no matter what they may believe about these issues, act like, you know, nice human beings.

Amanda Terkel

Major LGBT Rights Legislation To Come Up For A Vote

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Employment Non-Discrimination Act could come up for a vote in the Senate as early as next week, according to the office of Senate Ma...

It's 2013, And It's Still Perfectly Legal To Fire Somebody For Being Gay

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 08.16.2013 | Politics

You read that right. Members of the LGBT community currently have no federal protection against employment discrimination, so anyone living in a state...

Amanda Terkel

Republicans Pressured To Back LGBT Workplace Protections

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With a Senate committee set to vote on the Employment Non-Discrimination Act on Wednesday, supporters are focusing these final hours on ...

Caitlin MacNeal

ENDA Foes Off To Slow Start On Capitol Hill

HuffingtonPost.com | Caitlin MacNeal | Posted 06.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With the Employment Non-Discrimination Act expected to receive a vote this summer, supporters of the federal gay rights bill are lobbyin...

Amanda Terkel

ENDA Picks Up Majority Support In The Senate

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Employment Non-Discrimination Act now has majority support in the Senate. On Monday, Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.) signed on as the b...

Amanda Terkel

Heidi Heitkamp Signs On As ENDA Cosponsor

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) has signed on to cosponsor the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, which would expand workplace protections ...

Transgender Witness Set To Make History On Capitol Hill

Washington Blade | Posted 09.19.2012 | Politics

An openly transgender person for the first time is set to testify before the Senate on Tuesday about the lack of federal employment LGBT non-discrimin...