Jerusalem Post Middle East. US urges 69 nations, including Iran, to decriminalize homosexuality Grenell, the most senior openly gay member of the Trump administration, launched the unprecedented international campaign in February to decriminalize homosexuality across the world. Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell watches as workers attach a banner, which reads "Our message is love", at the U. Grenell, the most senior openly gay member of the Trump administration, launched the unprecedented international campaign in February to decriminalize homosexuality across the world. No person should be harmed, tortured or killed because of their sexual orientation, yet at least 69 countries criminalize homosexuality. It is a long road.
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Trump has gutted LGBTQ+ rights. A Biden presidency might undo the damage.
This story was published in partnership with The 19th , a nonprofit, nonpartisan newsroom reporting on gender, politics and policy. His announcement that he supported same-sex marriage forced President Barack Obama to publicly endorse marriage equality ahead of his reelection campaign. The nation ostensibly followed suit. He barred U. The ruling is expected to have far-reaching implications beyond the workplace, because it found that sex discrimination includes protections for people who are gay and transgender. In other words, a Biden administration would have a lot of work ahead just to bring the country in compliance with the law. The plan commits to passing the Equality Act, which would add anti-discrimination protections to the Civil Rights Act of
Jason Rogers doesn't consider himself particularly politically involved. But he's voted in every presidential race since At the last minute, I went with Trump and have had no regrets since. It's not a huge concern for me.
The Trump administration has attacked LGBT rights in healthcare, employment, housing, education, commerce, the military, prisons and sports. The move would fundamentally reverse civil rights for millions of people, LGBT leaders say, and raises fears that LGBT people may lose the minimal protections and resources they have won in past years. Since taking office, the Trump administration has sought to reverse healthcare protections for trans people, moved to ban trans people from serving in the military , eliminated rules protecting trans students and pushed to allow businesses to turn away gay and trans customers if they seek a religious exemption.