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How Much Can ENDA Really Do? And Is Formal Legal Equality the Right Goal?

Gay marriage, ENDA, and the repeal of DADT: the three big goals of the mainstream gay rights movement. ENDA sounds great on paper (after all, I’m not going to argue that I think people should be able to fire and/or not hire me because of I’m queer or because of how I identify) and, indeed, would be a legislative victory. Nevertheless, the question of whether passing ENDA will do much good for the LGBTQ community still remains. Continue reading