Senate

Senate rejects a measure to ban bullying of LGBT students

Earlier this week, the Senate rejected a measure that would prohibit discrimination based on actual or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity in public schools.

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June 26, 2014

Fourth Republican senator supports marriage equality

Susan Collins, senior U.S. Senator from Maine, announced her support for marriage equality yesterday.

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7 Senate Republicans support an end to workplace discrimination

Seven Republicans joined 54 Democrats in the Senate recently, passing a procedural vote in favor of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA). Find out who they are and what they had to say about workers who are LGBT.

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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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November 6, 2012

Congratulations to Wisconsin's Tammy Baldwin, America's First-Ever Out Senator

The Victory Fund has announced and Fox News has projected that Wisconsin U.S. Representative Tammy Baldwin tonight will become the first openly gay person ever elected to the Senate in America's history.

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June 12, 2012

Kylar Broadus Makes History Before Senate

This afternoon Kylar Broadus, founder of the Trans People of Color Coalition (TPOCC) became the first trans person ever to testify before the US Senate. Broadus's testimony was in support of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, or ENDA. Watch his testimony here:

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