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Joe Biden Recommits to Ending HIV, Passing Equality Act, LGBT+ Rights

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Joe Biden Recommits to Ending HIV, Passing Equality Act, LGBT+ Rights

“You deserve a partner in the White House to fight with conviction and win the battles ahead.” Joe Biden reconfirmed his pledge to progress LGBTQ+ equality as soon as he’s elected into office.

In a virtual appearance at the Human Rights Campaign’s United for Equality Live event, Biden spoke about the motivation behind passing the Equality Act as well as his plans on advancing policies that make our lives, and the lives of other marginalized groups, better.

“America’s at an inflection point,” he said. “This election is going to determing our future for a very long time. We’re facing multiple crisis — pandemic, recession, racial injustice, climate change, wildfires, assault on LGBTQ+ rights, a declining faith in a bright American future.”

He continued, “What’s the common thread? A president who makes things worse not better. Who brings chaos not order. Who sees violence and only fans the flames. The White House should never be a source of opposition or fear or oppression. It should be a source of hope, of moral courage and of unification.” “You deserve a partner in the White House to fight with conviction and win the battles ahead,” he said. “Together we’ll pass the Equality Act, protect LGBTQ+ […]

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