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Biden to sign executive order advancing LGBT initiatives

Posted on AllSides June 15th, 2022
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President Joe Biden will sign a sweeping executive order this afternoon that his administration says will champion the rights of LGBT people, thereby "accelerating the march towards full equality" through a series of actions affecting several federal agencies.

Biden will urge Congress to pass the Equality Act, but his executive order also aims to curtail the practice of so-called conversion therapy, prevent youth suicide, and allow the homeless to seek shelters consistent with their gender identity. Biden also took credit for creating an "X" gender option on U.S. passports and reversing the ban on transgender service members, among...

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