Posts by Ross Murray, Director of Programs, Global and US South

We hung out and talked about ENDA. Watch it now.

All signs point to a Senate vote on the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) this afternoon. Yesterday, GLAAD partnered with Google+ to host a hangout in order to discuss ENDA, what it means for people, and what its prospects are after the Senate.

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Thomas Roberts talks to openly gay Russian journalist Anton Krasovsky

Openly gay American journalist Thomas Roberts is reporting from Russia, and speaking with Anton Krasofsky, who lost his job as a journalist after coming out.

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President Obama praises Illinois for passing marriage equality

The White House released a statement from President Barack Obama, praising Illinois for passing marriage equality. Obama, a former Illinois State legislator, expressed his appreciation to the Illinois lawmakers who passed the measure, as well as congratulated the LGBT citizens of Illinois who will now be granted marriage equality.

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BREAKING: Illinois passes marriage equality

After months of efforts by marriage equality advocates, the Illinois House has passed marriage equality.

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Gay Boston cop makes the cover of Sports Illustrated for the second time

This month's cover of Sports Illustrated features Red Sox player and World Series MVP David Ortiz with three officers who responded to the bombing at the Boston Marathon. The Dallas Voice reported that one of those officers, Javier Pagan, was gay and Boston Police Department’s liaison to the GLBT community.

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Memo to media: ENDA includes gender identity

The Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) is advancing through the Senate and onto the House. And while this important legislation is gathering significant media attention, the inclusion of protections based on gender identity been missing in the news coverage.

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GLAAD applauds Senate cloture vote on ENDA

The Employment Non-Decimation Act (ENDA) got the 60 votes needed to close debate in the Senate.

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ENDA poised to pass Senate, but will likely stall in the House

It was announced that the Employment Non-Discrimination Act has the sixty votes needed to safely pass the Senate. President Obama is urging congress to pass ENDA. However, the legislation seems doomed in the House.

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