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GLAAD's Senior Media Strategist, Tiq Milan, joined Huffington Post reporter Jen Bendry on HuffPost Live to talk about the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, which has stalled in congress.
After earlier "reviewing" the Arizona-style "license to discriminate bill" the Mississippi legislature has quickly passed the bill, sending it to the Governor for signature.
More than 200 Democrats in congress have expressed interest in President Obama signing the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) into law via executive order.
Republican donors and law makers have joined with the group "Americans for Workplace Opportunities," and are now pushing for the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) to be made passed as law.
A current report from the Movement Advancement Project has maps that show the patchwork of rights and protections in the different states-some protect LGB people but not transgender people and some have no protections at all.
Resistance is growing to Arizona's bill, SB 1062, which would permit businesses and individuals to deny not only LGBT people, but virtually anyone, any services they provide based on the provider's individual religious beliefs.
The Washington Blade questioned Labor Secretary Thomas Perez on Wednesday about the state of employment protections for the LGBT community under ENDA, as well protections specifically geared towards workers who are transgender.
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In an interview conducted by the website The Heroines of My Life, LGBT advocate Stephanie Battaglino shared her story of coming out as transgender at her workplace. In the interview, Stephanie spoke about the concerns she had as she prepared to come out as transgender. She discussed the many positive changes she has been able to bring about since her coming out, as well as the opportunities to continue working towards transgender awareness and the need for LGBT equality.
We came a long way in 2013. But each gain highlights how much more work there is to do.There is much further to go, and GLAAD is going to help us get there.