House Passes Bill to Permanently Codify Protections for LGBTQ Feds

Government Executive: The House on Friday voted to permanently codify protections for LGBTQ federal employees, taking action just months after the Trump administration removed guidance supporting transgender civil servants in favor of giving agencies more leeway.

The new protections would come as part of the Equality Act, a sweeping bill aimed at prohibited discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.

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