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Uncle Joe Biden HAS Done A Lot For The LGBTQ Community In The Last Year

January 20th was the 1 year anniversary of the day that some sense of sanity returned to the United States government as Trump left the White House and Joseph Biden was sworn in as the 46th President of the United States. Despite criticism he hasn’t done enough, President Biden and his administration have actually had a productive year at fixing Trump Era mistakes, blunders and deliberate sabotages including a lot of great things accomplished for the country’s LGBTQ+ community.

LGBTQ Nation actually went to the trouble of listing 64 accomplishments including:

Joe Biden picks gay former ambassador Rufus Gifford for prestigious position as Chief of Protocol (1/14/21)

The White House asks people to choose their pronouns now on website contact form (1/20/21)

Joe Biden adds another gay man to his administration as key environmental adviser (1/16/21)

Joe Biden signs sweeping executive order fighting anti-LGBTQ discrimination (1/21/21)

Joe Biden appoints Pete Buttigieg as the first out Cabinet secretary (1/21/21)

Joe Biden’s advocacy encouraged Brendan Cohen to come out. Now he’s running Biden’s social media. (1/24/21)

Biden administration reverses Trump official’s last-minute attempt to limit LGBTQ rights (1/25/21)

President Biden overturns the ban on transgender military personnel (1/25/21)

Joe Biden issues presidential memo protecting rights of LGBTQ people internationally (2/4/21)

White House “stands by” Joe Biden’s promise to sign the Equality Act in first 100 days (2/5/21)

Joe Biden reverses Trump’s transgender military ban (2/6/21)

Pete Buttigieg selects gay Indigenous aviation expert to work in Transportation Department (2/6/21)

Biden administration declares anti-LGBTQ credit discrimination illegal (3/10/21)

Joe Biden appoints first out trans person to be confirmed by the Senate: Dr. Rachel Levine (3/24/21)

Joe Biden releases historic Transgender Day of Visibility presidential proclamation (3/31/21)

Joe Biden addresses transgender community: “I see you, I hear you, and I’ll continue fighting” (4/8/21)

Joe Biden taps history-making gay police chief to lead Customs & Border Patrol (4/13/21)

Biden administration reverses Trump’s ban on rainbow flags at embassies (4/23/21)

The Biden administration is appointing two out women to the Defense Department (4/24/21)

Biden administration says it’s unconstitutional to put a trans woman in men’s prisons (4/26/21)

Joe Biden nominates out veteran Gina Ortiz Jones as Air Force Under Secretary (4/28/21)

Joe Biden issues first Pride month proclamation to honor LGBTQ people “fighting to live freely” (6/1/21)

President Joe Biden honors “all those we have lost” in 40 years of the HIV/AIDS epidemic (6/6/2021)

A special Pride message from President Joe Biden & the First Lady (6/14/21)

Biden administration extends Title IX protections to LGBTQ students (6/16/21)

Biden administration tells court that states can’t ban trans girls from sports (6/17/21)

The White House installs an exhibit with LGBTQ artifacts & history for Pride Month (6/20/21)

The VA will make gender confirmation surgery available to trans veterans (6/21/2021)

Biden declares “Pride is back at the White House” after designating Pulse a national memorial (6/25/21)

President Biden appoints Jessica Stern as the Special Envoy for LGBTQ Rights (6/25/21)

Biden administration will create non-binary X gender marker for U.S. passports (6/30/21)

Biden administration orders insurance companies to cover all costs associated with PrEP (7/20/21)

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