The Trump Administration Continues Attacks on LGBT People

March 30, 2017

A few days into this week, the Trump administration has already made two strikes against the LGBT community, by revoking protections for federal contractors and erasing LGBT people from the 2020 census.

On Monday, Donald Trump signed an executive order which overturned the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces order, an Obama administration executive order, which required federal contractors to prove they are in compliance with anti-discrimination law and don’t steal their employees’ wages. On Tuesday, the U.S. Census announced its 2020 report would not questions related to sexual orientation or gender identity, even though a draft had a proposal to include these categories for the first time.


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