"By joining United ENDA, Lavender Greens are expressing their support for ENDA language that includes gender identity along with sexual orientation among the classes protected against job discrimination," said Michelle Kinnucan, Lavender Caucus member and Michigan Green. "Transgender and other Americans who do not conform to gender stereotypes deserve the same rights as all other Americans. ENDA must cover transgender as well as gay, lesbian, bi, and straight people."
The resolution, adopted this past weekend, also urges national Green support for the inclusive version of ENDA.
"We were dismayed that Human Rights Campaign and Congressional leadership were willing to water down the bill by omitting transgender rights," said James Sheldon, Lavender Caucus member and graduate student at
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