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Presidential Executive Order: Preventing and Combating Discrimination on the Basis of Gender Identity or Sexual Orientation


Date Published: January 2021


This Executive Order, signed by President Biden on January 20, 2021, requires all federal agencies to extend existing protections on the basis of sex to include sexual orientation and gender identity.

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Foundational Resources: Fair Housing Laws and RegulationsGuidance/Handbooks
Legal Theories and Concepts: Elements of Proof
Protected Classes: Federal and Local: Sex, Sexual Orientation, and Gender Identity
Courses: Basics of Fair HousingFundamentals of Fair Housing – FHAP InvestigationFundamentals of Fair Housing – IntakeLitigating Fair Housing Cases

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