Friday, September 28, 2007

House Leaders May Strip Gender Identity From ENDA

Posted by cheryl glenn on Fri, Sep 28, 2007 at 12:20 PM

From The Advocate:

Immediately following the historic Senate vote to add sexual orientation and gender identity to the federal hate-crimes law, controversy erupted over the Employment Non-Discrimination Act now under consideration in the House of Representatives.

The Democratic House leadership is considering stripping protections for transgender people from ENDA after a preliminary vote count found the measure would not pass if it had trans-inclusive language.

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