LGBTQ record of Joe Biden.🏳️‍⚧️🏳️‍🌈 🔥💯 Image
Joe Biden "As president, I will combat the epidemic of violence against transgender women and transgender women of color.1987 Joe Biden voted to authorize critical funding for medication that prolonged life for people with AIDS."
1987 Joe Biden fought for access to treatment for people with HIV/AIDS and voted to authorize critical funding for medication that prolonged life for people with AIDS.
1990 Joe Biden cosponsored the Ryan White Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency (CARE) Act, which created the largest government program focused specifically on providing life-saving treatment and care to low-income, poor, and uninsured people living with HIV.
2008 Joe Biden chair Senate Foreign Relations Committee, sponsored reauthorization of Global AIDS program (PEPFAR),significantly expanded funding and targets for treatment, care, and prevention of HIV/AIDS and repealed a statutory ban on visas for people who were HIV-positive.
Joe Biden will continue supporting LGBTQ health by defending the rights of all people, regardless of gender identity or sexual orientation, to have access to quality, affordable health care.
Joe Biden supports ensuring that federal health plans provide coverage for PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) and PEP (post-exposure prophylaxis) -- lifesaving, highly-effective HIV prevention medications.
"Thanks to a recommendation by the U.S. Preventive Task Force (USPSTF), PrEP must be covered without cost-sharing starting in 2021."

Joe Biden supports further efforts to make PrEP and other HIV prevention medications accessible to high-risk populations.
Joe Biden "My administration will also actively oppose any cuts to federal budgets to programs that serve the LGBTQ community, including programs that assist Americans living with HIV and AIDS."
Joe Biden on Religion as a License to Discriminate
"We need to root out discrimination in our laws, institutions, and public spaces. Religion should not be used as license to discriminate, and as president I will oppose legislation to deny LGBTQ equal treatment in public places."
"I believe that everyone is entitled to be treated with dignity and respect and to live without fear, no matter who you are or who you love." Joe Biden on marriage equality
2011: "The Obama-Biden Department of Justice stopped defending the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act, and I am proud that I became the highest-ranking American official to publicly support marriage equality when declared that love is love during an interview..."
"with Meet the Press in 2012. In 2014, after the Supreme Court’s historic decision in United States v. Windsor, the Obama-Biden Administration took swift action to implement the Court’s ruling, which led to the largest conferral of rights and benefits to LGBTQ people in history."
"Three years later in 2015, the Supreme Court agreed and ruled in the landmark case Obergefell v. Hodges that the freedom to marry is a fundamental right for all LGBTQ Americans." Joe Biden on marriage equality
"I will update and implement the Obama-Biden Administration’s National HIV/AIDS Strategy, to reduce new HIV infections, increase access to care for those living with HIV, and reduce the disparities faced especially by gay and bisexual men and transgender women of color."Joe Biden
1996 Biden Votes FOR a bill to prohibit Employment Discrimination based on sexual orientation, ENDA (pro LGB position)
2000 Biden Voted YES on expanding hate crimes to include sexual orientation. President Clinton's Hate Crimes Enhancement Act.
2012 Biden: "absolutely comfortable with the fact that men marrying men, women marrying women, and heterosexual men and women marrying another are entitled to the same exact rights, all the civil rights, all the civil liberties. And I don't see much of a distinction—beyond that"
"Under Donald Trump, hate crimes of all kinds have been rising. Nearly 20% of hate crimes are committed against LGBTQ people, and transgender women of color are especially targeted by these violent crimes. It’s intolerable." Joe Biden
"Under Donald Trump, hate crimes of all kinds have been rising.
Nearly 20% of hate crimes are committed against LGBTQ people, and transgender women of color are especially targeted by these violent crimes.
It’s intolerable." - Joe Biden 2019
"As president, I will combat the epidemic of violence against transgender women and transgender women of color."
Joe Biden 2019
"We all have a duty to declare with conviction that hatred and bigotry have no place in America." Joe Biden
"As president, I’ll do all I can to tackle the deadly combination of sexism, homophobia, transphobia, and racism that is driving that violence. And, my administration will make prosecuting their murderers a priority." Joe Biden Image
Joe Biden championed more than a dozen bills around hate crime prevention efforts.
Landmark legislation:
1989 required government to begin collecting data around hate crimes based on sexual orientation
1994 allowed harsher penalties for crimes based on sexual orientation.
Joe Biden at the Human Rights Campaign in 2015.
I2009, President Obama and IJoe Biden championed and signed the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Act into law, which expanded the nation’s hate crimes law to include crimes based on one’s actual or perceived gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability.
"I will strengthen enforcement of the Matthew Shepard Act by increasing funding for anti-bias and hate crimes investigation training. I will work to pass the Khalid Jabara and Heather Heyer No Hate Act, which would require national hate crime reporting/data collection" Joe Biden
Joe Biden supports The Racial and Religious Profiling Act, which “would prohibit law enforcement from targeting a person based on actual or perceived race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, gender, gender identity, or sexual orientation.”
"I will ensure that my administration’s DOJ makes hate crimes a prosecutorial priority." Joe Biden
"Transgender and non-binary people without identification documents that accurately reflect their gender identity are often exposed to harassment and violence and denied employment, housing, critical public benefits, and even the right to vote." Joe Biden
"The Obama-Biden State Department led the way by updating its gender change policies for passports. As president, I will build on this action to ensure all transgender individuals have access to identification documents that accurately reflect their gender identity,
...a key step to reducing anti-transgender discrimination, harrassment, and violence. I believe every transgender or non-binary person should have the option of selecting “X” as their gender marker on government identifications, passports, and other documentation." Joe Biden
Joe Biden will work to increase the safety of transgender individuals who are incarcerated. "The Obama-Biden Administration issued guidance on implementing the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) standards, requiring gender identity be considered when making housing assignments.
The Trump-Pence Administration has rolled back this guidance, requiring biological sex to be used in housing determinations, putting transgender inmates in serious danger of assault and rape." Joe Biden
"Oh, there are homophobes still left, most of the are running for president" Joe Biden at HRC, 2015. Image

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