Gay rights activists tap Fortune 500 for support

Gay rights activists have enlisted the support of dozens of Fortune 500 companies in their push to move anti-discrimination legislation through Congress.

Big-name companies such as Dow Chemical Co., Marriott International and Procter & Gamble are backing the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), which is expected to pass the Senate this week with GOP support.

Supporters of ENDA hope the show of strength in corporate America will sway House Republicans who are skeptical of the need to create workplace protections for sexual orientation or gender identity.

Read more on The Hill.