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ENDA passes the Senate! Onto the House!
Today, the United Senate passed the Employment Non-Discrimination Act. Now onto the house!
GLAAD applauds Senate cloture vote on ENDA
The Employment Non-Decimation Act (ENDA) got the 60 votes needed to close debate in the Senate.
Snapshots: ENDA, protecting trans youth, CNN En Espanol, Pride House at the Olympics
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ABC news features veterans who married after 20 years together
John Banvard, a 95 year-old World War II veteran, married his partner Gerard Nadeau, a 67 year-old Vietnam veteran, at the Chula Vista Veteran's Home in California in September of this year after 20 years together. It was the first time Chula Vista Veteran's Home hosted a wedding ceremony between two male veterans.
Nike supports LGBT inclusion in sports, helps to make it a reality
Nike is kicking equality in sports into high gear with its #BeTrue line and a generous donation to the LGBT Sports Coalition.
Missouri denies benefits to partner of State Trooper killed in the line of duty
Missouri State Highway Patrolman Capt. Dennis Engelhard and his partner Kelly Glossip were together in a loving relationship for fifteen years, until Dennis Engelhard's untimely death on Christmas Day in 2005 while on duty. The couple also have a seventeen year old son.
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.