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President Obama Bars Discrimination Against LGBT Employees

(San Francisco, CA, July 18, 2014)—Today, the White House announced that on Monday President Obama will sign an Executive Order...


Joint Statement on Withdrawal of Support for ENDA and Call for Equal Workplace Protections for LGBT People

(San Francisco, CA, July 8, 2014)—The following national LGBT legal organizations have signed onto the below statement: American Civil Liberties...


President Obama Uses Executive Powers to Protect LGBT Employees

(San Francisco, CA, June 16, 2014)—Today, President Obama directed White House staff to begin drafting an Executive Order that would...



New Report: LGBT Workers of Color are Among the Most Disadvantaged

A new report released today shows that LGBT workers of color are among the most disadvantaged in the country, facing...


NCLR Applauds U.S. Senate’s Passage of ENDA

(Washington D.C., November 7, 2013)—Today, the U.S. Senate passed the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) by a vote of 64-32, marking...


The Federal Employment Non-Discrimination Act Heads To Full Senate

Historic Vote Could Take Place This Week (Washington D.C., November 4, 2013)—Today, the Senate cleared the first procedural hurdle in...



After DOMA: What It Means

The Supreme Court victory on June 26, 2013 in United States v. Windsor striking down the discriminatory federal Defense of Marriage Act...


Policy: U.S. Department of Agriculture Rule Impacting Rural Americans

NCLR is committed to working closely with the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to ensure that its services are fully accessible...


Legislation: Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA)

NCLR is strongly committed to passing the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), which would provide federal protections against employment discrimination for...


Case: Howe v. Haslam

As outrageous as it is, today, people in many states can be fired from their jobs or denied services simply...


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