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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. In November 2013, the Senate passed a transgender-inclusive version of ENDA for the first time. Now it's time to contact the House of Representatives!

Contact your Representative through our action alert and urge them to support ENDA and enact workplace protections for all.

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Today We Remember: Commemorating Transgender Day of Remembrance 2014

Fresh Updates from RAC » LGBT Rights   |   Nov 20, 2014 12:00 AM
Today, we remember: Brittany Stergis, shot dead in her car in Cleveland, OH on December 5, 2013. Kanday Hall, murdered and found in a field, in Baltimore, MD on June 3, 2014. Aniya Oarker shot in the head in East Hollywood, CA on October 3, 2014. Today, we remember. We remember these three individuals who […]

How LGBT Inclusion in Sports can Inform our Jewish Inclusion Work

Fresh Updates from RAC » LGBT Rights   |   Nov 14, 2014 12:00 AM
I’ll be honest: I don’t normally read articles about sports. I usually skip over the entire sports section of the newspaper, but the other week, I found myself reading some exciting sports-related news: on November 14, the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s (NCAA) first openly gay male athlete will compete in one of the big four […]

Making Sure That Children Count

Fresh Updates from RAC » LGBT Rights   |   Nov 11, 2014 12:00 AM
Children represent an incredibly important part of the country, for they are one-quarter of the population. Beyond the numbers, children will be our next generation of workers and leaders. The share of federal funding directed towards children has declined and today amounts to under 8 percent of the overall budget. In 2013, over 14.7 million […]
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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