Action Alerts: October 2007

Oct 31: Be Bold Wear Red

Filed by Jessica Hoffmann | October 26, 2007 | 2:18 PM | comments

From a coalition of women-of-color-led organizations: "We understand that October 31, 2007 is Halloween. For most families it’s a time to be with their children. Even though Halloween is about “fake” and “imagined” terrors, the violence committed against women of...Read More


ENDA Update: Barney Frank Says He Supports Passage Of Baldwin Amendment, Frank & Foreman Talk ENDA On LOGO

Filed by Rebecca Juro | October 20, 2007 | 12:01 AM | comments

The spin continues...on both sides. Today, Barney Frank issued a press release saying that he supports Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin's proposed amendment that would restore gender identity and expression protections to the "rights for straight-looking and acting gays and lesbians only"...Read More


ENDA Update: Tammy Baldwin To Introduce Amendment To Restore Transgender Protections to ENDA

Filed by Rebecca Juro | October 16, 2007 | 10:31 PM | comments

From the United ENDA coalition: United ENDA Supports Congresswoman Baldwin's newly announced efforts to restore gender identity protections to Employment Non-Discrimination Act Monday, October 16, 9:45pm WASHINGTON, DC - Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) announced today that she has secured an...Read More


ENDA Action Alert From The Task Force

Filed by Matt Foreman | October 09, 2007 | 1:35 PM | comments

Congress is paying attention: Make your voice heard – again! Last week, thousands of LGBT people and their friends – just like you – delivered an uncompromising message to Congress: Vote for an ENDA that protects all lesbian, gay, bisexual...Read More


ENDA Action Alert From The Task Force

Filed by Matt Foreman | October 09, 2007 | 1:35 PM | comments

Congress is paying attention: Make your voice heard – again! Last week, thousands of LGBT people and their friends – just like you – delivered an uncompromising message to Congress: Vote for an ENDA that protects all lesbian, gay, bisexual...Read More


ENDA Update: Keep It Up, It's Working!

Filed by Rebecca Juro | October 07, 2007 | 7:08 PM | comments

Mara Keisling, Executive Director of the National Center for Transgender Equality, is reporting that we now have over 300 organizations on board on the United ENDA list (though the list on the site needs to be updated), and Congress is...Read More


ENDA Update

Filed by Rebecca Juro | October 06, 2007 | 1:03 PM | comments

The number of organizations supporting an inclusive ENDA has now grown to over 200, with dozens more signing on every day. It's truly amazing...every day, I check the United ENDA website and am thrilled to see yet another long list...Read More


UPDATED 3 2 Indiana Democrats are Blocking Trans-Inclusive ENDA - Take Action

Filed by Jerame Davis | October 03, 2007 | 9:25 PM | comments

UPDATE: See this post for updates - Rep. Baron Hill Supports ENDA with Trans-Inclusion After All There are days I'm reluctant to admit I'm from Indiana and there have been others I haven't wanted to admit I'm a Democrat. Today,...Read More


Congress Postpones ENDA Vote!

Filed by Rebecca Juro | October 01, 2007 | 7:55 PM | comments

This was just released: From: Speaker Pelosi Sent: Monday, October 01, 2007 5:43 PM Subject: Pelosi, Miller, Frank and Baldwin Statement on ENDA Monday, October 1, 2007 Pelosi, Miller, Frank and Baldwin Statement on ENDA Washington, D.C. -- Speaker Nancy...Read More