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Trump Administration Is Rolling Back LGBTQ Health Protections, New Report Says

Trump Administration Is Rolling Back LGBTQ Health Protections, New Report Says
Updated 3 months ago

Politico is reporting that Donald Trump is attempting to dismantle Former President Obama's health care protections and policies geared toward protecting vulnerable citizens in the LGBTQ community. While campaigning Trump portrayed himself as a champion for the LGBTQ community, but now he is walking that back with a Health and Human Services (HHS) agency that is reversing many of the safety nets Obama's administration put in place.

Kellan Baker is a researcher from the John Hopkins School of Public Health who has worked for almost ten years alongside the HHS regarding LGBTQ issues.

Baker told Politico:

It’s only a matter of time before all the gains made under the Obama administration are reversed under the Trump administration, for purposes that have nothing to do with public health and have everything to do with politics.

The media, non-profit organizers, and government officials spoke out against the Trump administration's attack on LGBTQ rights. 

Sadly, many people were not at all surprised:

Voters are already planning what to do about this: