Six years ago this week, the Blade reported on the front page historic news that a Senate committee had passed a trans-inclusive Employment Non-Discrimination Act. The measure would later pass the Senate but die in the House.
The headline was perhaps a tad optimistic as ENDA never became law. A new bill, the Equality Act, has since emerged in ENDA’s place and passed the House in May. But it faces an uphill fight in the Republican-controlled Senate and President Trump opposes it.
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