Obamas Protections for L.G.B.T. Workers Will Remain Under Trump
"WASHINGTON The White House said on Monday that President Trump would leave in place a 2014 Obama administration order that created new workplace protections for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people.
In a statement issued in response to growing questions about whether Mr. Trump would reverse the Obama order, the White House said the president was proud to embrace gay rights.
President Trump continues to be respectful and supportive of L.G.B.T.Q. rights, just as he was throughout the election, the statement said. The president is proud to have been the first ever G.O.P. nominee to mention the L.G.B.T.Q. community in his nomination acceptance speech, pledging then to protect the community from violence and oppression.
More at the New York Times site.
I bet the right-wing fundie heads are exploding right now.
Of course, that still leaves all the state legislatures free to do stupid crap like NC and now TX.
I think they decided to back off for now, knowing that the protests would
I don't think Trump ever had any intention of taking away LGBT rights, but I don't trust him not to sell LGBT folks down the river when making a deal with republicans in the future.
We shall see.
Sure it's a plus but you are still burning in hell
He doesn't care about it, and he already gave the evangelicals their win with the abortion gag rule overseas.
Plus his Supreme pick will backtrack on both issues soon enough.