BIDEN WINS ELECTION

TASK FORCE “HOPEFUL…BUT WE MUST….WORK TO HOLD THIS NEW ADMINISTRATION ACCOUNTABLE TO THEIR PROMISES TO THE LGBTQ+ COMMUNITY” After four years of the Trump administration’s consistent assault on LGBTQ+ rights, a new administration has been elected by the American public. The Biden/Harris administration has pledged to stand by the LGBTQ+ community since the start of…

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“Queer the Vote” Underway with Month of Action Events, Partnerships, and Actions Target LGBTQ+ Community

The National LGBTQ Task Force Action Fund today announced an on-going “Queer the Vote” multi-faceted campaign to inform, educate and mobilize LGBTQ+ communities as we approach the November 3, 2020 elections. “This is about the power of US, and the stakes could not be higher,” said Rea Carey, Task Force Action Fund Executive Director. “It…

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Senator Kamala Harris: A friend and champion to the LGBTQ Community

“As a Black, queer woman and leader in the LGBTQ movement, I know far too well how women of color are often asked to fix all that’s wrong with our systems in a short period time as if it didn’t take centuries for the system to become as corrupt as it is.”
– Kierra Johnson, Deputy Director of the National LGBTQ Task Force Action Fund

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Statement re: Title VII Supreme Court Decision

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:Cathy Renna, crenna@thetaskforce.org, 917-757-6123 Statement from Rea Carey, Executive Director, National LGBTQ Task Force Action Fund re: Title VII Supreme Court Decision “Heartening news for LGBTQ communities, particularly at this time, and a watershed moment for civil rights…..” At this most challenging time for our community, the country and the world, it is…

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Statement re: Title VII Supreme Court Decision

National LGBTQ Task Force Action Fund Statement in Support of Justice in Policing Act

“The Justice in Policing Act is a critical step towards unraveling the systemic racism embedded within law enforcement. We thank Speaker Pelosi, Leader Schumer, Congressional Black Caucus Chair Bass, Chairman Nadler, and Senators Booker and Harris and others for their commitment to tackling police violence. The senseless deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade…

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Statement in Response to George Floyd’s Death

Our thoughts are with the family and friends of George Floyd during this time of grief. How many more deaths do we have to witness before race-based violence is taken seriously? Our elected leaders must be called out for allowing hatred and injustice to continue unchecked. We support local activists’ demands for District Attorney Mike…

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Coming out to Vote in 2020

The LGBTQ community has been politically active and engaged for as long as most of us can remember. Ever since Marsha P. Johnson threw the first brick at Stonewall – and even before that – we have been fighting for our right to exist, to love, to express ourselves, and to be recognized. We’ve seen…

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Coming out to Vote in 2020