Wednesday, September 12, 2007

A Majority of Americans Support ENDA

Harris Interactive and Witeck-Combs have just released poll results showing that 67% of Americans support the passage of ENDA in the U.S. Congress. This is great, as it indicates that not supporting the bill would be a political liability for many members of Congress who have been cautious on this issue in the past.

Beyond this though, the study uncovered several other interesting trends that point to incredible progress in our fight for equal rights:

The study does not indicate that discrimination no longer exists though. 51% of gay workers cited incidents of harassment at work. In recent reports, The William's Institute has also detailed the prevalence of workplace discrimination.

You can find a more thorough discussion of the poll results here.

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