State Dept.’s Apology To The LGBT Community Was Purged From Website

Monday also marked the Senate committee confirmation of Rex Tillerson for secretary of State. Tillerson is the former CEO of ExxonMobil, which has a very problematic track record in regards to LGBT rights for employees. In addition, Trump's press secretary, Sean Spicer, said Monday:
"I just don't know" if the new commander in chief would repeal an executive order protecting LGBT federal contractors."
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Chad Griffin, the president of the Human Rights Campaign, condemned what the LGBT group fears might be an example of blatant systematic "scrubbing" of queer history and advancements from government websites since Donald Trump took office. Pages dedicated to LGBT rights also disappeared Friday from WhiteHouse.gov.
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