Biden directs federal agencies to protect LGBTQI+ rights under attack in GOP-led states

Executive order directs the Department of Health and Human Services to clarify that federally funded health providers may not offer conversion therapy

By: - June 15, 2022 4:26 pm
Biden signs LGBTQI+ executive order

President Joe Biden signed an executive order Wednesday aiming to curtail conversion therapy, expand health care access and promote safe learning for LGBTQI+ people. (Screenshot courtesy of the White House)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues. His coverage areas include climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.