“Five days into his administration, President Biden already signed two executive orders to benefit the LGBTQ community, demonstrating an aggressive approach to LGBTQ issues not seen even during the Obama years.

The Biden team — under internal and external pressure to make a point to demonstrate its commitment to LGBTQ people on Day One of the administration — was forced to come up with an alternative after determining it was best to hold off on the executive order ending the transgender military ban until the secretary of defense was confirmed…”

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