Biden Administration Cracks Down on Conversion Therapy

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Published on June 16, 2022 - Duration: 01:31s

Biden Administration Cracks Down on Conversion Therapy

Biden Administration Cracks Down , on Conversion Therapy.

Biden Administration Cracks Down , on Conversion Therapy.

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On June 15, the White House announced that President Joe Biden will sign an executive order called the "Advancing Equality for LGBTQI+ Individuals." .

On June 15, the White House announced that President Joe Biden will sign an executive order called the "Advancing Equality for LGBTQI+ Individuals." .

According to a statement, the order is aimed at cracking down on the "discredited and dangerous practice" of conversion therapy.

According to a statement, the order is aimed at cracking down on the "discredited and dangerous practice" of conversion therapy.

Yahoo reports that the order directs the Department of Health and Human Services to expand access to mental health resources.

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The executive order also calls on HHS to, "study and address the disproportionate rates of child removals that LGBTQI+ parents face, especially women of color.".

I have no room in my heart for hatred and I have no time for intolerance, but we don't live in a world where everyone feels that way, and this administration understands that more action is needed, Rachel Levine, HHS Assistant Secretary for Health Admiral, via Yahoo.

I have no room in my heart for hatred and I have no time for intolerance, but we don't live in a world where everyone feels that way, and this administration understands that more action is needed, Rachel Levine, HHS Assistant Secretary for Health Admiral, via Yahoo.

The president of the conservative Ethics and Public Policy Center, Ryan T.

Anderson, called the executive order "Orwellian.".

According to Anderson, the proposal , "would prevent efforts to help girls identify as girls.

That's what they're calling 'conversion therapy.'".

Meanwhile it'll expand efforts to give girls puberty blockers and testosterone.

That's what they're calling 'gender affirmation.', Ryan T.

Anderson, president of the conservative Ethics and Public Policy Center, via Yahoo.

Politico reports that the executive order comes after Florida Governor Ron DeSantis moved to end gender-affirming care for minors.

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Earlier this month, Florida's Surgeon General moved to have the Florida Board of Medicine establish a prohibitive "standard of care." .

The "standard of care" would ban doctors from providing puberty blockers, hormone therapy and gender-reassignment surgery to minors


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