Topics :: Employment Non-Discrimination Act
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By Antoinette Weil | Thursday May 23, 2013
Though gay activists have seen incredible strides regarding LGBT rights over the past few years, the Employment Non-Discrimination Act has yet to be signed into law, despite it being introduced in almost every Congress since 1994.
By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday May 1, 2013
Former GOP vice-presidential candidate Paul Ryan has come out in support for gay adoption but still believes marriage should be between one man and one woman.
By Peter Cassels | Wednesday May 11, 2011
The Williams Institute released a study on Wednesday, May 11, that concludes the exclusion of transgender people from Massachusetts’ employment non-discrimination laws costs the Commonwealth millions of dollars each year.
By Michael K. Lavers | Wednesday Mar 30, 2011
Massachusetts Congressman Barney Frank announced on Wednesday, March 30, he plans to reintroduce the federal Employment Non-Discrimination Act. It is highly unlikely the GOP-controlled House will pass the measure during this Congress, but Frank stressed activists need to start laying the groundwork for its passage now.
Monday Oct 11, 2010
According to a poll released by Harris Interactive and Witeck-Combs Communications, Inc., 62% of heterosexual Americans believe LGBT employees deserve equal benefits on the job, such as health insurance for partners or spouses.
By Michelle Parsons | Wednesday Feb 24, 2010
Members of the Human Rights Campaign’s Dallas/Fort Worth Steering Committee, the North Texas GLBT Chamber of Commerce and Dallas Transgender Advocates and Allies have stepped up their efforts in support of the federal Employee Non-Discrimination Act.
By David Crary | Thursday Aug 27, 2009
Momentum is building for Congress to pass the first major civil rights act protecting gays and transsexuals, supporters say, and one of the stars in the debate is a barrier-breaking transgender staffer on Capitol Hill.
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