The Employment Non-Discrimination Act, which would protect gays and lesbians, will become law despite efforts by some Republican lawmakers to quash it, says gay-rights activist Wayne Besen, founder of Truth Wins Out.
“People should be hired and fired based upon their talents,” Besen told “The Steve Malzberg Show” on Newsmax TV.
“They shouldn’t have their career made or broken based upon who they are, and that’s why ENDA’s critical,” he said Wednesday.
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Wayne Besen is the Founding Executive Director of Truth Wins Out and author of “Anything But Straight: Unmasking the Scandals and Lies Behind the Ex-Gay Myth” (Haworth, 2003). In 2010, Besen was awarded the “Visionary Award” at the Out Music Awards for organizing the American Prayer Hour, an event which shined a spotlight on the role American evangelicals played in the introduction of Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Bill.