For LGBTQ+ People Around the World, Here’s What Biden Can Do to Build Back Better


In every country, LGBTQ+ people face discrimination, from economic inequality and housing discrimination to, in the most severe cases, state-sanctioned violence up to murder. The incoming Biden administration has an opportunity for the United States to help—at home and abroad. Already, President-elect Joe Biden has pledged to revamp the offices at the State Department and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) dedicated to LGBTQ+ rights and development. Beyond that, there are policy decisions he and his cabinet can make on day one to truly support and dedicate resources to LGBTQ+ people around the world.

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