Presidential Candidate Michael Bloomberg Releases LGBT Platform

Presidential candidate and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced today specifics for his campaign’s five-part, multi-pronged LGBT platform, reports Windy City Times.

Bloomberg said that among his myriad goals was passage of the federal Equality Act; eliminating new HIV transmissions by the year 2030; ending laws criminalizing HIV transmission; ending the so-called “panic defense” to justify anti-LGBT crimes; reversing the military transgender-ban; and fortifying laws and rules protecting transgender Americans.