sexual orientation

  • November 7, 2013  

    In the news, Typhoon Haiyan reached islands in the central Philippines, bringing with it torrential rains and wind gusts nearing 200 mph. Meanwhile, the Senate passed ENDA, the first major movement in nearly two decades on legislation that bars employers from discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. Continue reading

  • July 13, 2011  

    It’s been more than six months since Congress repealed the “don’t ask, don’t tell” law barring openly gay and lesbian people from serving in the U.S. military, but a new policy isn’t in place yet. Judy Woodruff discusses what’s ahead with Time magazine’s Mark Thompson and the Servicemembers Legal Defense Network’s Aubrey Sarvis. Continue reading