Our own Senator Jeff Merkley a big part of a trans-inclusive ENDA


Oregon state Sentor Jeff Merkley

The Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) is an important bit of legislation to protect our community that let a large portion of us down when it was introduced without including transgendered individuals in its protections. The country’s largest LGBT civil right organization, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) even endorsed this failure, and there was much fuss over the whole situation.

But now we are poised on the edge of a whole new ENDA. And Oregon’s own Jeff Merkley, along with Senator Ted Kennedy (D-MA) are at the helm of the project.

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