Biden administration releases ‘queer’ report

Complying with a 2021 directive from President Joe Biden, the U.S. State Department has released its third annual whole of government “progress report” on advancing what it calls the “human rights” of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and intersex (LGBTQI+) persons around the world. According to a State Department statement that accompanied the report, “Promoting and protecting the human rights of LGBTQI+ persons is a U.S. foreign policy priority.”