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LGBT: Workplace Equality

Infographic: American Heroes Deserve Uniform Workplace Protections

American security relies heavily on the cooperation of the U.S. armed services, the U.S. Department of Defense, and private contractors, but not all of them are afforded basic employment protections on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.

By Katie Miller | Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Veteran at Vietnam memorial

The Freedom to Serve and the Freedom to Work

book_alt2 icon Report More than 1 million service members and veterans could benefit from the Employment Non-Discrimination Act and other common-sense measures to prevent workplace discrimination.

By Katie Miller | Tuesday, February 25, 2014

High Stakes: LGBT Americans Cannot Afford to Lose Unemployment Insurance

Emergency unemployment insurance is critically important to LGBT Americans, who experience disproportionately high rates of unemployment and poverty.

By Sarah McBride and Katie Miller | Tuesday, January 14, 2014

U.S. Capitol Building

Business Support for the Employment Non-Discrimination Act—Fact Not Fiction

Yesterday, with bipartisan support, the Senate opened debate on a bill to protect LGBT people from discrimination in the workplace, while the House stated its opposition claiming that these protections are bad for business. Here are five fast facts about business support for LGBT-inclusive nondiscrimination policies.

By Laura E. Durso and Winnie Stachelberg | Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Workplace Discrimination Series: Ashland Johnson

Congress must pass the Employment Non-Discrimination Act to end unfair and discriminatory workplace practices that hurt LGBT workers and their families.

By Preston Mitchum | Monday, November 4, 2013

Infographic: Americans Agree on ENDA

The numbers are in: A majority of Americans support finally providing LGBT Americans with protection from discrimination in the workplace.

By Sarah McBride, Laura E. Durso, and Katie Miller | Thursday, October 31, 2013

Workplace Discrimination Series: Faith Cheltenham

Congress must pass the Employment Non-Discrimination Act to end unfair and discriminatory workplace practices that hurt LGBT workers and their families.

By Preston Mitchum | Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Workplace Discrimination Series: Brooke Waits

Congress must pass the Employment Non-Discrimination Act to end unfair and discriminatory workplace practices that hurt LGBT workers and their families.

By Preston Mitchum | Monday, August 5, 2013

Workplace Discrimination Series: Kimya Afi Ayodele

Congress must pass the Employment Non-Discrimination Act to end unfair and discriminatory workplace practices that hurt LGBT workers and their families.

By Preston Mitchum | Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Workplace Discrimination Series: Kylar Broadus

Congress must pass the Employment Non-Discrimination Act to end unfair and discriminatory workplace practices that hurt LGBT workers and their families.

By Preston Mitchum | Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Workplace Discrimination Series: Sam Hall

Congress must pass the Employment Non-Discrimination Act to end unfair and discriminatory workplace practices that hurt LGBT workers and their families.

By Preston Mitchum | Monday, July 15, 2013

Workplace Discrimination Series: Mia Macy

Congress must pass the Employment Non-Discrimination Act to end unfair and discriminatory workplace practices that hurt LGBT workers and their families.

By Preston Mitchum and Lauren Santa Cruz | Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Board room

A Broken Bargain

book_alt2 icon Report If fairness and equality are part of America’s basic workplace bargain, this bargain is clearly broken for LGBT workers. This broken bargain, in turn, can create an untenable situation for employers.

By the Movement Advancement Project, the Human Rights Campaign, and the Center for American Progress | Tuesday, June 4, 2013

10 Things to Know About the Employment Non-Discrimination Act

This week a bipartisan group of senators and representatives are introducing the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, which would finally make it illegal in all 50 states to discriminate against LGBT workers.

By Winnie Stachelberg and Crosby Burns | Wednesday, April 24, 2013

John Boehner

6 Ways Sequestration Will Harm Gay and Transgender Americans

Sequestration would cut funding for several federal programs that are crucial to the health, wellness, and livelihood of gay and transgender Americans and their families.

By Christopher Frost, Crosby Burns, and Katie Miller | Thursday, February 28, 2013

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