Seeing 2020: Freedom to be LGBTQ
Call your Representatives and ask how they're an ally to the LGBTQ.
The democratic presidential race is now down to a few key candidates, but where do they stand on LGTBQ rights? Check it out here:
- Would work against providing foreign aid to and engaging in trade with countries that discriminate against members of the LGBTQ community
- Would devote an office in the State Department focused on LGBTQ rights around the world
- Sign the Equality Act
- Update the U.S. passport system to include “non-binary” or “X"
- Outlaw genital surgeries on intersex babies
- Get rid of barriers to medically necessary transition-related care for transgender Americans
- Pass legislation to bolster suicide prevention among LGBTQ youth
- Outlaw conversion therapy
- Pass the Equality Act, of which she is a cosponsor
- Make LGBTQ non-discrimination a requirement of any entity seeking a federal grant
- Boost enforcement against and investigations of discrimination against members of the LGBTQ community
- Nominate federal judges who would be likely to uphold the rights of LGBTQ Americans
- Ban discrimination on the basis of gender identity and sexual orientation in the child welfare system and within adoption agencies
- Scores a 100% rating from the Human Rights Campaign
- He supported gay marriage years before the Supreme Court legalized it in in 2015
- While Mayor of Burlington, VT he signed a law prohibiting housing discrimination against the gay community and other groups
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