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.
The submission deadline for the 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards Outstanding Blog category is Tuesday, November 19, 2013. In the past, the award has been presented to Rod 2.0, Mombian, Joe.My.God., and Towleroad for their groundbreaking coverage of LGBT people and issues.
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.