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Jill Biden Labels Trump A ‘Bully’ And ‘Danger’ To LGBTQ Community As She Urges Support For Joe

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New Delhi: The First Lady of the United States, Jill Biden, rallied LGBTQ voters in support of US President Joe Biden’s reelection campaign, calling likely opponent Donald Trump a “bully” and deeming him “dangerous” to their community. She urged members to “fight like hell” to prevent Trump from defeating her husband in November.

Jill Biden mentioned, “Outside forces are working to undo the community’s “hard-won gains” by stripping away rights and freedoms and states are passing laws “targeting this community.” Urging continuous activism until the November 5 election, she called on members to mobilise support for the Democratic ticket of President Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, reported AP.

Amidst President Biden’s struggle with declining public approval ratings and waning support from key voter demographics that bolstered his 2020 victory,needs the LGBTQ community’s support.

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 At the event held by the Human Rights Campaign, a prominent civil rights organisation for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people, the first lady said, “Donald Trump is a bully. He is dangerous to the LGBTQ community, to our families, to our country, and we cannot let him win”.

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She further said, “We have to fight like hell. Today, tomorrow and all the days after. Until the polls close on Nov 5. Until Joe and Kamala have won another term. Until all the people in all the places can live freely surrounded by love”.

Trump’s campaign remained silent in response to the request for comment regarding the Human Rights Campaign event. The gathering came on the heels of the launch of “Out for Biden-Harris,” an initiative by the president’s reelection campaign aimed at mobilising LGBTQ voters, reported AP.

During her address, Jill Biden lauded President Biden’s advocacy for LGBTQ rights, citing actions such as signing the Respect for Marriage Act, lifting the ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men, allowing transgender individuals to serve openly in the military, and opposing conversion therapy. She emphasised the ongoing efforts to protect these achievements against external threats seeking to undo them, asserting her and the President’s commitment to safeguarding LGBTQ rights.


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