House Erupts in Chaos During LGBT Vote

Obama Supports LGBT Equality Act

White Press Secretary Josh Earnest said Tuesday that, after several weeks of review, the Obama administration will support the Equality Act, a piece of legislation that would ban discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

Pelosi Still Supports Senate-Passed ENDA Despite Diminishing LGBT Support

As advocacy groups withdraw support for a Senate-passed bill to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees from discrimination in the workplace, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi signaled Thursday that she was still prepared to support the legislation should it come to the House floor.

"I think it would be a great advancement," the California Democrat said at her weekly news conference. "Everybody has to make an accommodation."