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U.S. Senate approves LGBT-inclusive workplace discrimination bill

| Thursday, November 7, 2013
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WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Senate approved legislation outlawing workplace discrimination against gay, bisexual and transgender Americans, demonstrating the nation's quickly evolving attitude toward gay rights nearly two decades after Congress rejected same-sex marriage.

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U.S. Senate nears historic vote on workplace discrimination bill

| Thursday, November 7, 2013
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WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Senate is headed for a vote on legislation outlawing workplace discrimination against gay, bisexual and transgender Americans. Senate passage would be a major victory for gay rights advocates, but the bill appears to have little chance of passing the Republican-controlled House of Representatives.

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U.S. Senate adopts GOP change on workplace discrimination bill

| Wednesday, November 6, 2013
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WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Senate has adopted a Republican-backed change in a bill outlawing discrimination against LGBT people in the workplace.

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Advances in gay rights piling up, but battles still remain

| Tuesday, November 5, 2013
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NEW YORK -- In Maine, a congressman running for governor came out as gay. In Hawaii, lawmakers prepared for a vote to legalize same-sex marriage. And in the U.S. Senate, seven Republicans joined the Democrats in a landmark vote to ban workplace discrimination against gay, bisexual and transgender Americans.

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U.S. Senate moves toward final passage workplace discrimination bill

| Tuesday, November 5, 2013
J. Scott Applewhite, APSen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, flanked by Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., left, and Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., right, talks to reporters after the Senate cleared a major hurdle and agreed to proceed to debate a bill that would prohibit workplace discrimination against gay, bisexual and transgender Americans, at the Capitol in Washington, Monday, Nov. 4, 2013.
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Senate is moving forward on the first major bill barring workplace discrimination against gays in nearly two decades as Americans' shifting views about homosexuality have significantly changed the political dynamic.

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Workplace discrimination bill clears first hurdle in U.S. Senate

| Monday, November 4, 2013
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WASHINGTON -- The Senate pushed a major anti-bias gay rights bill past a first, big hurdle Monday, a clear sign of Americans' greater acceptance of homosexuality nearly two decades after the law prohibiting federal recognition of same-sex marriage.

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Workplace discriminiation bill heads for first hurdle in U.S. Senate

| Monday, November 4, 2013
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WASHINGTON -- The Senate prepared to push a major, anti-bias gay rights bill past a first, big hurdle Monday, a clear sign of Americans' greater acceptance of homosexuality nearly two decades after lawmakers narrowly rejected discrimination legislation.

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Nevada GOP senator to support ENDA, giving bill 60 votes in U.S. Senate

| Monday, November 4, 2013
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WASHINGTON -- Nevada Republican Sen. Dean Heller is backing a bill that would prohibit employers from discriminating against workers on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.

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Obama writes post urging equal treatment for LGBT people

| Monday, November 4, 2013
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WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama, in a message written for Huffingtonpost.com, is calling on the Senate to pass legislation prohibiting employment discrimination against gay, bisexual and transgender people.

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Bipartisan support boosts prospects for workplace discrimination bill

| Saturday, November 2, 2013
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WASHINGTON -- Gay rights advocates - including both Republicans and Democrats - are newly upbeat about the prospects for Senate passage of a bill that would prohibit employers from discriminating against workers on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.

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