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Biden Admin Reinstates Protections for Trans People Seeking Healthcare

HeadlineMay 11, 2021

The Biden administration announced Monday it’s reinstating discrimination protections for transgender people accessing healthcare, reversing an anti-trans Trump-era policy. The move prohibits healthcare providers that receive federal funding from discriminating against people based on their gender identity or sexual orientation — extending from an anti-discrimination clause that is already included in the Affordable Care Act.

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