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Amanda Terkel

LGBT Job Applicants Less Likely To Be Called Back For Interviews With Federal Contractors

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees were 23 percent less likely to be called back for interviews with federal contractors w...

GOP Congressman Skeptical That LGBT Workplace Discrimination Exists

The Huffington Post | David McCabe | Posted 06.18.2014 | Politics

A Republican congressman said he's not sure that workplace discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people exists -- because he's...

Jennifer Bendery

Obama: 'Not Right' That It's Still Legal To Fire People For Being LGBT

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 06.18.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama said Tuesday it's "wrong" that nearly 30 states allow employers to fire or harass someone solely because they are...

Amanda Terkel

White House Set To Meet With LGBT Activists

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.17.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House has scheduled a meeting Thursday with gay rights activists, to discuss moving forward on barring workplace discriminatio...

Jennifer Bendery

White House Ducks Questions On Biden's Openness To Executive Action On LGBT Discrimination

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 05.02.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- White House press secretary Jay Carney on Thursday dodged questions about Vice President Joe Biden's apparent support for an executive o...

Jennifer Bendery

Fired, Harassed LGBT Workers Wonder Why Obama Won't 'Stick His Neck Out' On ENDA

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 04.09.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama made a big splash on Tuesday with two executive orders relating to equal pay for women. But for all his talk abou...

Amanda Terkel

Democratic Support Grows For Obama To Make Big Move On LGBT Rights

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.24.2014 | Politics

UPDATE: 3/21/14 -- The final letter, viewable here, has 220 signatures (168 in the House and 52 in the Senate). Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) also...

Amanda Terkel

Nearly 200 Lawmakers Call On Obama To Sign ENDA Executive Order

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.20.2014 | Politics

UPDATE: 9/20/14 -- Since the publication of this piece, a number of lawmakers have indicated that they back the effort and have signed onto the letter...

Amanda Terkel

Congress Pressures Obama To Sign ENDA Executive Order

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.07.2014 | Politics

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. -- Sens. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.), Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) and Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) are circulating a letter among their Senate collea...

We Can't Wait: How Obama Can Stop Discrimination Now

Tico Almeida | Posted 04.20.2012 | Gay Voices
Tico Almeida

At Freedom to Work we're pushing hard for President Obama to sign the ENDA executive order, along with HRC and many other organizations. So I was disappointed when I read the comments former HRC head Elizabeth Birch made to reporter Chris Geidner from Metro Weekly.