STATEMENT FROM KIERRA JOHNSON, NATIONAL LGBTQ TASK FORCE ACTION FUND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, FOLLOWING SENATE JUDICIARY HEARING ON EQUALITY ACT

“Today, we witnessed history as the authentic lives of diverse LGBTQ people were lifted up, respected, and dignified, and the nation’s need for passage of the Equality Act made clear. The lives of millions of beautiful and diverse LGBTQ people in this country, and our families would be improved through the Equality Act, a fact…

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Runaway and Homeless Youth Act

Protecting LGBTQ Youth Experiencing HomelessnessRunaway and Homeless Youth Act | H.R. 1779 | S. 262 An estimated 1.68 million youth experience homelessness each year. Up to 40% of youth experiencing homelessness identify as LGBTQ, which means there are somewhere around 840,000 LGBTQ youth experiencing homelessness. That is why the LGBTQ Task Force is calling for…

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