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

By: - June 15, 2022 4:55 pm

President Joe Biden hands the signing pen to Javier Gomez of Florida after he signed an executive order on advancing equality for LGBTQI+ individuals during a pride event at the East Room of the White House June 15, 2022, in Washington, DC. The White House held a reception to celebrate Pride Month. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

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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.