This week, the Obama administration took important steps toward LGBT equality and fairness. President Obama's Executive Order on LGBT Workplace Discrimination went into effect — protecting about 1.5 million Americans from discrimination based on who they are or who they love. The White House also responded to a petition signed by more than 120,000 Americans about banning the practice known as conversion therapy : President Obama agreed.  To continue the conversation about this week's actions and the Administration's commitment to LGBT equality, we're hosting a Tumblr Q&A tomorrow, April 10, at 2:00 p.m. ET with: Valerie Jarrett , Senior Advisor to the President Dr. Vivek Murthy , U.S. Surgeon General Pam Hyde , Administrator of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)  Here's how you can join the Q&A: Starting now, you can post your questions using the Ask Box  on Tumblr. On Friday at 2:00 p.m. ET, follow along live as senior officials take your questions. Learn more: Read the “We the People” Petition Response on Conversion Therapy Learn more about President Obama’s Executive Order on LGBT Workplace Discrimination

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