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The Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) would finally update federal civil rights law to include protections in the workplace against discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

Urge your Senator to pass ENDA and enact workplace protections for all.


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The Moral Imperative of Non-Discrimination

Fresh Updates from RAC » LGBT Rights   |   Jul 21, 2014 12:00 AM
Amidst the suffering and conflict occurring in too many parts of the world, the White House delivered good news and something to celebrate today.  Rabbi David Saperstein and I were privileged to be in the East Room of the White House this morning to watch President Obama sign an Executive Order prohibiting all companies that […]

Debating ENDA

Fresh Updates from RAC » LGBT Rights   |   Jul 17, 2014 12:00 AM
Recent headlines about the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) have been reminiscent of those from nearly seven years ago, when ENDA passed the House of Representatives. In the 110th Congress, then-Representative Barney Frank (D-MA) introduced the first trans-inclusive version of ENDA. However, after a preliminary vote proved the bill had no chance of passing, Rep. Frank […]

Pride Everywhere

Fresh Updates from RAC » LGBT Rights   |   Jul 9, 2014 12:00 AM
This past month, people throughout the country and around the world participated in LGBT Pride.  In San Francisco, for the first time, 14 Reform Jewish congregations in the greater Bay Area marched together with 75 participants from URJ Camp Newman behind a Union for Reform Judaism banner. Inspired by the Jewish teachings about the equality and dignity […]
The struggle for LGBT equality is at the forefront of the civil rights movement. We see discrimination that is either condoned or approved by local and federal government on a range of topics from employment to marriage and immigration to adoption. Thankfully, we are beginning to see progress made, but there is still much work to be done.
Jewish Values on LGBT rights and the perspective of the URJ and the CCAR on rights, inclusion, outreach, marriage, and the Boy Scouts of America.
Learn about important Supreme Court cases and concerns affecting the LGBT community.
Learn about important legislation to end employment discrimination against the LGBT community.
Learn about the important issues of LGBT rights in marriage equality, immigration, and adoption.
Visit the Hate Crimes issue page to learn about the RAC's efforts to combat bias-motivated crimes.
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