President Biden’s Day One Executive Actions Advance LGBTQ Rights, Racial Equity

On day one of his presidential term, President Biden issued a large number of Executive Orders, memoranda, directives, and letters aimed at taking initial steps to address the COVID-19 pandemic, provide economic relief for struggling Americans, and advance health equity and racial justice. Some highlights that particularly affect our work at Howard Brown to eliminate health disparities for LGBTQ people and advance health equity for all include:

On Day One, President Biden also issued executive actions regarding climate change, protections for Dreamers, reversing the “Muslim Ban,” and other policy priorities. You can read about the all of the Day One executive actions here.

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