Breaking: Senate passes Employment Non-Discrimination Act

Senator Reid next to sign reading: Workplace fairness for all families

Photo credit: NY Times

With a vote of 64-32, earlier today the Senate passed the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), which bans workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, making it the first time in history the institution has voted to include LGBT people in a non-discrimination law.

Though legislating equality has incredibly valid critiques, and it might be difficult to get this bill through the House (Speaker Boehner has openly opposed ENDA), this remains, as VP Biden would say, a big fucking deal.

1bfea3e7449eff65a94e2e55a8b7acda-bpfullVeronica is an immigrant queer writer, domestic artist, and music video enthusiast.

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