Biden admin­is­tra­tion leans into Trans­gen­der Day of Vis­i­bil­i­ty cel­e­bra­tion despite con­tro­ver­sy

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Biden administration leans into Transgender Day of Visibility celebration despite controversy

The Biden admin­is­tra­tion reit­er­at­ed its obser­vance of the Trans­gen­der Day of Vis­i­bil­i­ty on Sun­day, despite crit­i­cism from Repub­li­cans about the day falling on East­er Sun­day. Mul­ti­ple mem­bers of Biden’s White House, includ­ing him­self, rec­og­nized the hol­i­day through posts on social media. Biden announced on Fri­day that Sun­day would be rec­og­nized as Trans­gen­der Day of Vis­i­bil­i­ty, a day of obser­vance that has occurred since 2009 on March 31 each year.
This year, how­ev­er, East­er Sun­day also fell on March 31, prompt­ing an out­cry from Repub­li­cans that Biden was “can­cel­ing” the reli­gious holiday.“The Biden White House has betrayed the cen­tral tenet of East­er — which is the res­ur­rec­tion of Jesus Christ,” House Speak­er Mike John­son (R‑LA) said on X. “Ban­ning sacred truth and tradition—while at the same time pro­claim­ing East­er Sun­day as “Trans­gen­der Day”—is out­ra­geous and abhor­rent. The Amer­i­can peo­ple are tak­ing note.”Despite the back­lash, Biden and oth­er mem­be …