According to that agenda, "Democrats believe that LGBT rights are human rights and that American foreign policy should advance the ability of all persons to live with dignity, security, and respect, regardless of who they are or who they love. March 31, On July 21,President Obama signed Executive Orderadding "gender identity" to the categories protected against discrimination in hiring in the federal civilian workforce and both "sexual orientation" and gender identity" to the categories protected against discrimination in hiring and employment on the part of federal government contractors and sub-contractors. In Understanding Social Problems. Bush spokesman Sullivan said the governor never took a position on the bill. The governor's office "contacted the family and asked if we would consider taking sexual orientation out of the bill, and our answer was no, because the bill is for everybody. InCongress established penalties in the District of Columbia for a number of crimes, but not for sodomy.
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Retrieved November 2, In Augustthe California state legislature passed a law that condemns these types of surgeries. Retrieved July 13, Despite rumors about sexual behavior at his parties, there never was an investigation of Steuben, and he received a Congressional pension after the war.
In the election, Obama received the endorsement of the following gay rights organizations: