The Big LGBT Q at Work [US]



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Gay and trans employees still don’t have legal protection in the workplace, though there was a glimmer of hope this week after the US Senate voted to move the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) forward to a House of Representatives vote to determine if it will become a law. If passed, ENDA would come afer 20 years of work to outlaw sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination in all US states. In contrast to support for ENDA’s advancement from President Obama and Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV), House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) has vowed to not bring ENDA up for a House vote. In this case, ENDA would be…ended. Again.

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