executive order

Reporting erases bi presence, community members at executive order signing

Though GLAAD reported on the role of bi community leaders on the historic day, bi advocates noted that most coverage from other outlets, including the Washington Post and the LA Times, referred to the executive order as an act for gay and transgender Americans, which is great, but unfortunately failed to recognize the "b" folks as well.

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Tumblr Q&A on Friday with Valerie Jarrett: Conversation about Obama's executive order protecting LGBT workers

As an extension of the recent approval of the Executive Order and the President's overall dedication to LGBT equality, a Q&A will be held this Friday on the White House Tumblr.

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June 16, 2014

Obama to sign executive action for workplace LGBT equality

President Obama is expected to sign the order, but it is unknown when he will do so.
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White House considering ENDA executive order, says Labor Secretary Perez

The Washington Blade questioned Labor Secretary Thomas Perez on Wednesday about the state of employment protections for the LGBT community under ENDA, as well protections specifically geared towards workers who are transgender.

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President Obama announces executive order on HIV/AIDS research and care

President Obama released an executive order Monday that outlined new tasks for HIV Care Continuum Initiative.

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Rhode Island to Recognize Out-of-State Marriages of Same-Sex Couples

Following a press conference on Monday, May 14, Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee (I) signed an executive order that will recognize the marriages of same-sex couples performed outside Rhode Island, in jurisdictions where marriage equality is legal. Chafee is the first governor in the country to sign such an executive order.

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