Biden marks International Transgender Day of Visibility by blasting Republicans targeting trans youth

 | 
03/31/2023

President Joe Biden is using International Transgender Day of Visibility on Friday to sharply criticize acts of violence and discrimination against Americans who identify as trans and nonbinary, zeroing in on the growing number of Republican-led bills targeting trans youth. In a presidential proclamation on Thursday and a subsequent statement on Friday, Biden acknowledged “a wave of discriminatory state laws” aimed at trans Americans, squarely blaming “MAGA extremists” for “advancing hundreds of hateful and extreme state laws that target transgender kids and their families.” “Let me be clear: These attacks are un-American and must end,” Biden said in his statement issued on Friday. “The bullying, discrimination, and political attacks that trans kids face have exacerbated our national mental health crisis.”

Share this:

Latest Global News

Added on: 04/21/2024
04/20/2024
The first International Rainbow Tourism Conference opened here on Saturday, with Nepal offering itself as a safe and respectful destination in South Asia for …
Added on: 04/21/2024
04/20/2024
A California judge weighing potential prejudice in the title and summary of a proposed ballot measure concerning transgender children is considering his ruling after …
Added on: 04/20/2024
04/19/2024
Scotland has paused all new prescriptions of transgender medications such as puberty blockers and cross-sex hormones for minors, the latest in a string of …

Explore LGBTQ+ Issues

Other News from ,

Added on: 04/21/2024
A California judge weighing potential prejudice in the title and summary of a proposed ballot measure concerning transgender children is considering his ruling after …
Added on: 04/20/2024
The Trudeau government plans to expand ‘equity groups’ to include people who identify as ‘2SLGBTQ+’ and to spend tens of millions of taxpayer dollars …
Added on: 04/20/2024
The rights of LGBTQ+ students will be protected by federal law and victims of campus sexual assault will gain new safeguards under rules finalized …