Skip to comments.Without fanfare, Obama advances transgender rights
Posted on 06/21/2014 7:00:15 AM PDT by Olog-hai
President Barack Obama, who established his bona fides as a gay and lesbian rights champion when he endorsed same-sex marriage, has steadily extended his administrations advocacy to the smallest and least accepted band of the LGBT rainbow: transgender Americans.
With little of the fanfare or criticism that marked his evolution into the leader Newsweek nicknamed the first gay president, Obama became the first chief executive to say transgender in a speech, to name transgender political appointees and to prohibit job bias against transgender government workers. Also in his first term, he signed hate crime legislation that became the first federal civil rights protections for transgender people in U.S. history.
Since then, the administration has quietly applied the power of the executive branch to make it easier for transgender people to update their passports, obtain health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, get treatment at Veterans Administration facilities and seek access to public school restrooms and sports programsjust a few of the transgender-specific policy shifts of Obamas presidency.
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God will have His rainbow back.
I stopped reading half way through the first sentence.
Transgenders weren’t born that way.
It took a scalpel.
I won’t use the word. Gender is set at conception.
the first gay president, is NOT a nickname.
Imagine what other plans he has for the nest couple of years!
Do you think the homo crowd will take advantage of this legislation to get people they don’t like put into prison because they didn’t approve of their lifestyle? .../no S
The only thing going for Obama...
The term ‘transgender’ does not indicate sexual reassignment surgery. It’s how they ‘define’ themselves. IOW, if a high school boy ‘feels’ he is really a girl, then he will get to use the girls’ restroom.
Can I get protected status from the likes of Obama?
It is called police profiling. Using prisons for conversion. Libs as a new morph of sick murderers plaguing the 20th century will make their mark.
> The term transgender does not indicate sexual reassignment surgery. Its how they define themselves. IOW, if a high school boy feels he is really a girl, then he will get to use the girls restroom.
And I’m sure some rapist will take advantage of that opportunity sooner or later.
0 just keeps trying to ensure that he will go down as the worse president in U.S. history
Indeed, and in Islam a scalp.
Forcing America to sleep with the enemy.
Michelle is a trannie .... HAS to be.
Yep. Sodom and Gomorrah will look like seminaries compared to what America will be soon.
go down ?
LGBT rainbow? We need to take our language back. I can pick up a Merck Manual and read about a “rainbow” of maladies. Let’s discuss the “rainbow” of pathogenic bacteria.
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