Biden seeks to counter state actions he sees as anti-LGBTQ | app

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is issuing executive orders Wednesday to thwart what the White House calls discriminatory legislative attacks on the LGBTQ community by Republican-controlled states.

The orders aim to discourage “conversion therapy” – a discredited practice that aims to change a person’s sexual orientation or gender identity – while promoting gender-affirming surgery and expanding protections for women. foster families for homosexual and transgender parents and children.

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