Being a member of the LGBTQ community is punishable by life in prison in countries such as Uganda, making the acceptance of refugees and role of LGBTQ resettlement programs in countries such as the U.S. essential.
The Supreme Court said Philadelphia violated the First Amendment when it cut ties with a Catholic group that discriminated against LGBTQ+ couples.
LGBTQ+ Equal Pay Awareness Day—which falls on Wednesday this year, but is typically held at varying days during Pride Month—recognizes the gaps in pay for the queer community, and specifically the lack of political appetite to quantify them the way the U.S. does for other disadvantaged groups.
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Forward Together, together with The Committee of Interns and Residents and Last Mile, worked to create the guide “We Keep Each Other Safe” to acknowledge the uneven and unsafe structures that Black, Indigenous, Latinx, POC and LGBTQ communities must navigate every day when seeking health care.
In a landmark executive order applauded by LGBTQ advocates and organizations, President Joe Biden repealed the Trump administration’s ban on transgender people in the military.
In his first 100 days, Biden is expected to take more actions towards reversing many of the Trump administration’s attacks on LGBTQ people, as well as expanding LGBTQ rights and protections.
As part of a slate of executive orders signed by President Biden on his first day in office, he issued an “Executive Order on Preventing and Combating Discrimination on the Basis of Gender Identity or Sexual Orientation.” It is now the policy of this administration that “[e]very person should be treated with respect and dignity and should be able to live without fear, no matter who they are or whom they love”—a salve after four years of relentless attacks by the Trump administration on LGBTQ people in all aspects of life.
President-Elect Joe Biden has pledged to pursue an aggressive plan to advance LGBTQ+ equality in the U.S. and around the world. After four years of the Trump administration rolling back LGBTQ+ rights at home and abroad, Biden has his work cut out for him.
The Biden-Harris administration plans to move the U.S. toward a government-wide focus on uplifting of LGBTQ+ people at home and abroad.
Have something to share? Drop us a line at email@example.com. Background Reading: “The Ms. Q&A: Chase Strangio on SCOTUS and the State of Trans Rights,” Oliver Haug, Ms., October 3, 2020. “The magic of T. Mychael,” Julie Kendrick, Minnesota Good Age, June 28, 2019. “The Trans Future I Never Dreamed Of,” Chase Strangio, The Atlantic, […]
“LGBTQ women are volunteers, donors, activists, and voters. We’re the engine of the progressive movement.”
So why are they still so underrepresented in government?