PHILADELPHIA — Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden said Thursday that young children should be able to change gender identities without any “discrimination.”
Speaking at a town hall in Philadelphia October 15, Biden was questioned by a woman who said she had an eight year-old child who identified as transgender. The woman asked him what he would do about the Trump administration’s ban on gender transition in the military and other “weakening” of nondiscrimination rules.
Biden said that her eight year-old should be able to switch gender identities freely.
“The idea that an eight year-old child or a ten year-old child decides, ‘you know I decided, I want to be transgender. That’s what I think I’d like to be, it’d make my life a lot easier.’ There should be zero discrimination,” Biden said. …