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Bigotry Watch

North Dakota Congressman Is ‘Not Even Sure’ Discrimination Is A Problem

by Jean Ann Esselink ● 3:23 PM June 19, 2014
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A North Dakota Tea Party congressman says there’s no need for a workplace non-discrimination law, because he’s never heard about any discrimination.

Discrimination

Look: One Picture At A Time, #FairnessMeans Calls For Non-Discrimination Laws

by J. Rudy Flesher ● 1:04 PM June 19, 2014
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Making the case for non-discrimination legislation one picture at a time, a diverse group of activists and advocacy groups has launched the #FairnessMeans campaign.

Civil Rights

CEO Whose Career Was Destroyed By Fear Of Anti-Gay Bias Writes Gay Business Manifesto

by Thomas Alberts ● 10:09 AM June 16, 2014
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One of the most powerful and celebrated CEOs in the world at the time became a victim of anti-gay bias in his company even though he was the Chief Executive Officer.

ENDA

Apple CEO Tim Cook Tells Congress To Pass ENDA

by David Badash ● 2:45 PM April 11, 2014
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Tim Cook, the CEO of the world’s most admired and valuable brand, today told Congress it should pass ENDA, the Employment Non-Discrimination Act.

Discrimination

Watch: Joe Biden Says ‘It’s Close To Barbaric’ LGBT People Can Be Fired For Being LGBT

by David Badash ● 9:19 AM March 24, 2014
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Joe Biden on Saturday told a Human Rights Campaign audience that “it’s close to barbaric” LGBT people can be fired “for who you love.”

ENDA

195 House And Senate Democrats Ask Obama For ENDA Executive Order

by David Badash ● 3:44 PM March 18, 2014
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Recognizing that passing an employment non-discrimination bill in the House won’t happen any time soon, 195 House and Senate Democrats are asking President Barack Obama to sign an ENDA executive order.

ENDA

Boehner Tells LGBT Lawmakers ‘No Way’ Will ENDA Get A Vote This Year

by David Badash ● 5:36 PM January 29, 2014
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John Boehner for the first time ever met with the House of Representatives’ LGBT Equality Caucus, telling them there is “no way” ENDA will be brought to the floor for a vote this year.

DOMA

14 LGBT Resolutions for 2014

by Guest Author ● 2:07 PM December 31, 2013
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Editor’s note – this guest post comes from Anna Aagenes, Executive Director of GO! (Generation Out) Athletes, and was originally posted on her website. My thanks to Anna for allowing us to share her wise words here.

ENDA

Politifact To Religious Right: You’re Lying About ENDA

by David Badash ● 4:15 PM December 16, 2013
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Politifact is likely back in the GOP doghouse after handing religious conservatives, including the president of the conservative anti-gay hate group, Traditional Values Coalition a “false” rating for her comment on ENDA.

ENDA

John Boehner: ‘I See No Basis Or No Need’ To Protect LGBT Workers

by David Badash ● 1:02 PM November 14, 2013
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Speaker of the House John Boehner just held a press conference and told America that he sees “no basis or no need” for protecting LGBT workers, calling ENDA “unnecessary.”

ENDA

Tammy Baldwin Tells John Boehner ENDA Will Pass: ‘Just Bring It Up For A Vote’ (Video)

by David Badash ● 2:07 PM November 11, 2013
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Tammy Baldwin last week told John Boenher that he he would let ENDA come to the floor for a vow it would pass. “Just bring it up for a vote,” the Democrat from Wisconsin urged.

ENDA

NOM Co-Founder Calls Only GOP Senator To Speak Against ENDA ‘A Profile In Courage’

by David Badash ● 4:17 PM November 8, 2013
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Maggie Gallagher called U.S. Senator Dan Coats, Republican of Indiana, a “profile in courage” for being the only member of the Senate GOP to speak on the floor yesterday against the passage of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA).

ENDA

Watch: Elizabeth Warren Calls ENDA ‘A Measure Of Who We Are As A People’

by David Badash ● 7:00 AM November 8, 2013
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Senator Elizabeth Warren is also Professor Elizabeth Warren and she spoke beautifully about ENDA this week, calling it “a law that is a measure of who we are as a people and what kind of world we want to build.”

ENDA

Gays ‘Contradict The Very Most Deeply Held Religious Beliefs’ Of Employers Says GOP Senator

by David Badash ● 7:09 PM November 7, 2013
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Gay people “contradict” the “very most deeply held religious beliefs” of employers, U.S. Senator Dan Coats, Republican of Indiana, said on the floor of the Senate today.

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