The Biden administration on Monday announced that it is looking to restore an Obama-era health care non-discrimination rule that interpreted “sex” to mean sexual identity or gender.
The proposed U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) rule would implement Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act, which “prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, and disability in certain health programs and activities.”
The Biden administration is proposing to restore an abstract Obama-era definition of sex as “one’s internal sense of gender, which may be male, female, neither, or a combination of male and female.” For this reason, the move is seen as a win by the LGBT community and its advocates….


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