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Joseph Robinette Biden is an American politician who served as the 47th vice president of the United States from 2009 to 2017. He represented Delaware in the U.S. Senate from 1973 to 2009. A member of the Democratic Party, Biden is the presumptive Democratic nominee for the 2020 United States presidential election, running against incumbent Donald Trump. Biden unsuccessfully sought the Democratic nomination in 1988 and 2008.
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Biden signs order protecting LGBTQ+ people from discrimination

After being sworn in as US president yesterday, Joe Biden has issued a handful of executive orders to improve LGBTQ+ equality, including one which will protect LGBTQ+ Americans from discrimination.

According to Metro Weekly, the order builds on the Supreme Court’s recent decision in the Bostock v. Clayton County case, which found LGBTQ+ people are protected from employment discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Biden’s order ensures the federal government will embrace this interpretation of the Civil Rights Act in future cases. Following Biden’s inauguration, Mara Keisling, the executive director of the National Centre for Transgender Equality, said: “On his very first day in office, President Biden is stating.

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