Monthly Archives: August 2009

New Bill Pending to Outlaw Gender Orientation and Identity in Employment

The Employment Nondiscrimination Act of 2009 has been introduced into Congress by Representative Barney Frank, and a host of cosponsors.  The cosponsors include Representatives Elijah Cummings, Chris Van Hollen and Donna Edwards of Maryland.  The bill would outlaw employment discrimination based on gender identity, defined as “gender-related identity, appearance, or mannerisms or other gender-related characteristics of...
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