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President Obama is slated to sign an executive order banning discrimination of federal contractors based on sexual orientation and gender identification

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Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - After months of pressure from LGBT advocates, President Obama is slated to sign an executive order banning discrimination of federal contractors based on sexual orientation and gender identification. 

North Dakota is among 29 states without an explicit law prohibiting that kind of employment discrimination.

According to Mara Morken Fogarty, discrimination against the LGBT community is alive and well in North Dakota.

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