Biden Takes Heat For Lack Of LGBTQ Judicial Appointments

By Amanda Ottaway (February 1, 2022, 11:35 PM EST) — President Joe Biden has underperformed when it comes to nominating LGBTQ candidates for judgeships and needs to do more to make the federal bench look more like the US population, according to a report issued Tuesday.

Since the US Constitution was ratified, only 20 openly gay or lesbian judges have been nominated to the federal bench, according to Lambda Legal. ( The report, released by civil rights group Lambda Legal, noted that while Biden has so far put a much more diverse slate of judges on US district and circuit courts than his predecessor, President Donald Trump, only five of Biden’s…

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