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President Biden Recognized Pride Month

President Biden officially recognized Pride Month in a proclamation titled: “FACT SHEET: The Biden-Harris Administration Champions LGBTQ+ Equality and Marks Pride Month”. It was issued on June 1, 2021.

There have been reports that Biden is the first President of the United States to recognize Pride Month, but that’s not accurate. Two of the previous presidents have also officially recognized Pride Month.

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HUD is Ending Housing Discrimination

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On January 26, 2021, President Biden issued a “Memorandum on Redressing Our Nation’s and the Federal Government’s History of Discriminatory Housing Practices and Policies“. President Biden called on the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and and Urban Development (HUD) to work on this.

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Biden Calls for an End to Housing Discrimination

On January 26, 2021, President Biden issued a “Memorandum on Redressing Our Nation’s and the Federal Government’s History of Discriminatory Housing Practices and Policies”. It was directed to the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Biden’s choice for Secretary of HUD had yet to be confirmed by the U.S. Senate.

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White House Website Asks For Your Pronouns

One way to show respect for another person is to correctly use their pronouns. The Biden-Harris administration does this by asking people who wish to fill out a form on the White House website for their pronouns. The form also includes a variety of prefixes!

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Biden Supports Transgender Day of Visibility

On March 31, 2021, President Biden issued A Proclamation on Transgender Day of Visibility, 2021. He is the first President of the United States to issue a proclamation recognizing Transgender Day of Visibility. March 31, 2021, was also the day when the Pentagon released new policies for Transgender troops that included a path to transitioning while serving their country.

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Pentagon Released New Policies for Transgender Troops

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The U.S. Department of Justice issued In-Service Transition for Transgender Services Members” on March 31, 2021. This was in response to President Joe Biden’s executive order, which was issued on January 25, 2021. About two months later, the Pentagon released new policies that comply with the directive in the executive order.

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Biden Order Reversed the Transgender Military Ban

President Biden issued an executive order on January 25, 2021, called “Executive Order on Enabling All Qualified Americans to Serve Their Country in Uniform”. The purpose of this executive order was to overturn former President Trump’s ban on transgender people serving openly in the military.

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Biden Order Prevents Discrimination of People who are LGBTQIA+

President Biden issued an executive order on January 20, 2021, titled: “Executive Order on Preventing and Combating Discrimination on the Basis of Gender Identity or Sexual Orientation”. The purpose of this order is to ensure that people who are LGBTQIA+ do not face discrimination based on who they love or who they are.

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