29 US states allow you to be fired for being gay

On Monday President Obama tweeted his desire to introduce an Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), which would make it illegal for employers to fire employees for being LGBT.

Currently there are 29 states in which there are no anti-discrimination laws regarding sexual orientation and in 34 states it is legal to discriminate against transgender people.

ENDA would add sexual orientation and gender identity to the list of traits which cannot be discriminated against – including race, religion, gender and disability.


States where you can be fired for being LGBT

(No laws preventing discrimination on grounds of sexual identity and gender identity. No laws preventing discrimination on grounds of gender identity.)

Polling shows that 73% of people support protecting gay and transgender people from workplace discrimination.


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  • Norman Dostal

    this is needed-and it will pass-sorry bigots!! wail and pray to your god!!!

  • Patricia Kaepernick

    Simply unacceptable. .. What is wrong with America! This law needs to be passed right away…!