The Employment Non-Discrimination Act ENDAproposed legislation that would prohibit discrimination in hiring and employment on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity, remains mired in Congress, as it has been for more than four decades. President Obama has also issued a presidential memorandum that directs all Federal agencies engaged abroad to ensure that U. These actions have included: Hodgesthe U. Now, for me as a Christian — for me — for me as a Christian, it is also a sacred union.
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These events included an LGBT Youth Summit in and a meeting with transgender students in Junewith a sixth summit scheduled for August Later, Obama aides will dispute that he actually filled out the questionnaire himself. President Barack Obama is the first to say the words "lesbian," "bisexual" and "transgender" in a State of the Union speech. After the United States v. During the Democratic primary, Obama reaffirms support of 'strong civil unions' that offer all the rights that come with opposite-sex marriage. In addition, the guidance makes clear that sexual orientation and gender identity should not and cannot be part of any lending decision when it comes to getting an FHA-insured mortgage. Obama signs an executive order protecting LGBT employees working for government contractors.