ENDA

November 4, 2013

President Obama champions for ENDA in op-ed

President Barack Obama wrote a passionate commentary expressing his full support of The Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) and the need for congress to pass the bill. The op-ed by President Obama was published in The Huffington Post.

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Tico Almeida

Tico Almeida launched Freedom to Work in the fall of 2011. He has extensive experience advocating for workplace fairness as a civil rights litigator in private practice and a legislative attorney in the U.S. Congress. From 2007 to 2010, Almeida served as lead counsel on the proposed Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) for the Committee on Education and Labor of the U.S. House of Representatives.

October 28, 2013

The Employment Non-Discrimination Act may reach the senate floor by Thanksgiving

Majority Leader Harry Reid says he will be bringing legislation banning anti-LGBT employment discrimination to the floor before Thanksgiving.
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October 28, 2013

Customers leave anti-gay note instead of gratuity after "excellent" service

A twenty year old Kansas man who is a server at Carrabba's Italian Grill was denied a tip by a couple he provided service to. The couple acknowledged the "excellent" job he did, but instead of acknowledging his excellent service by tipping him, the couple wrote him a message on the back of the check about their objection to his sexual orientation and used their understanding of God to support their decision not to tip.

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October 21, 2013

Anchorage Officials push for more LGBT inclusion in order to spark economic growth

Anchorage Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with the Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce have worked together for th

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October 2, 2013

Prop 8 lawyer Ted Olson endorses ENDA

The Washington Blade reports, Ted Olson, who argued against California’s Proposition 8 before the U.S. Supreme Court and just this week joined another lawsuit seeking marriage equality in Virginia, announced he backs ENDA.

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October 1, 2013

68% of Americans support workplace protections for LGBT Americans

A majority of Americans support a federal law that would ban discrimination by employers based on someone’s sexual orientation according to a poll released by Americans for Workplace Opportunity campaign.

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September 24, 2013

Snapshots: KOKUMO, Pope Francis, The New Black, and more!

Wonder what we’re up to at GLAAD? Be sure to check out GLAAD's Blog each week for updates about our latest work to build support for LGBT equality through news, entertainment and online media.

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September 20, 2013

#Out2Enroll Campaign will help lgbt people obtain health insurance coverage

To help inform the LGBT community about new coverage options in the Affordable Care Act, the Center for American Progress, the Sellers Dorsey Foundation, and the Federal Agencies Project will announce the launch of a new campaign, called Out2Enroll.

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