Biden To Sign Order On Ex-Gay Torture, LGBTQ Health

USA Today reports:

In an effort to address some of the anti-LGBT bills, the president’s order will call on the Department of Health and Human Services to release new sample policies for states on how to expand access to comprehensive health care for LGBT+ patients. He is also calling on the Department of Education to release a sample school policy for achieving full inclusion for LGBT+ students.

The executive order will also focus on addressing conversion therapy, such as calling on HHS to lead an initiative to reduce the risk of youth exposure to conversion therapy, as well as directing the Secretary of State to promote an end to conversion therapy around the world.

Through the executive order, Biden will also encourage the Federal Trade Commission to consider whether conversion therapy is constitutes an unfair or deceptive practice and whether to issue consumer warnings on services about it.

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