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JUL 26, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Republicans Have Zero Reaction To Obama's Historic LGBT Order

WASHINGTON -- When President Barack Obama signed an executive order Monday making it illegal for federal contractors to fire or harass employees based on their sexual orientation or gender identity, civil rights advocates hailed the move as one of the most important actions ever taken by a president to stem discrimination. Democratic lawmakers raced to issue statements celebrating the advancement ...

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JUL 22, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Allyson Robinson, Transgender Activist, Talks Military, Trans Rights

Now that President Obama has signed an executive order banning workplace discrimination against LGBT people among federal contractors, transgender activists are wondering if he’ll get around to doing something else he could do with the stroke of a pen: ending the the ban on transgender people serving opening in the military, which is simply a Pentagon regulation, not a law ...

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JUL 22, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Allyson Robinson

Now that president Obama has signed an executive order banning workplace discrimination against LGBT people among federal contractors, transgender activists are wondering if he’ll get around to doing something else he could do with the stroke of a pen: end the the ban on transgender people serving opening in the military, which is simply a Pentagon regulation, not a law ...

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JUL 08, 2014 - Daily Beast

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ENDA Killed by Friendly Fire

Still reeling from the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby ruling and its implications for creeping religious exemptions on civil rights, LGBT groups pulled their support for the bill Tuesday.

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JUL 08, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Gay Rights Groups Pull Support For ENDA Over Sweeping Religious Exemption

WASHINGTON -- Gay rights groups are jumping ship on legislation they previously hailed as one of their biggest priorities of the year: the Employment Non-Discrimination Act. The American Civil Liberties Union, Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders, Lambda Legal, the National Center for Lesbian Rights and the Transgender Law Center announced in a joint statement on Tuesday that they are ...

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