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In aftermath of Hobby Lobby decision, major LGBT groups withdraw support for ENDA

TweetIn the fallout of the Hobby Lobby decision, seven major LGBT organizations withdrew their support for the Employment Non-Discrimination Act. ENDA is not new to much-needed criticism, but the religious exemption established by the SCOTUS ruling that allows companies to deny birth control coverage was the straw that broke the camels back for these groups.  Tweet
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“We deserve better than the Employment Non-Discrimination Act.”

TweetWriting in The Guardian, our own Jos Truit says it’s time to make a unified push for comprehensive, inclusive anti-discrimination ”legislation that actually has teeth.” Forty years ago last week, Bella Abzug introduced the Equality Act in Congress, which would have amended the Civil Rights Act to include protections from discrimination based on sexual orientation in [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet bell hooks and Melissa Harris Perry sat down for a chit chat and it was amazing. Hollywood’s use of LGBT characters to make a point. Living up to a code of masculinity in the NFL. On behalf of women whose thighs touch. Fuck yeah tomboy flower girls: no tights, no dresses, no ruffles. Most of the sellers on Etsy [...]
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Breaking: Senate passes Employment Non-Discrimination Act

TweetWith 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 [...]
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Breaking: ENDA’s latest supporters (includes The President)

TweetIt’s not every day that the president of the United States stands up for transgender rights. Tweet
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