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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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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Historic LGBTQ Victory: U.S. House Passes Equality Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Washington, DC, May 17) – The National LGBTQ Task Force Action Fund celebrates today’s major victory as the U.S. House passes the Equality Act. Rea Carey, Executive Director of the National LGBTQ Task Force Action Fund made this statement: Today is a quantum leap forward in the direction of becoming a nation…

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The Equality Act Can Help End Discrimination

That’s why we the National LGBTQ Task Force wrote to the US House of Representatives, urging passage of the law. Read it here! U.S. House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515 May 14, 2019 Dear Member of Congress, The National LGBTQ Task Force Action Fund is the oldest national organization advocating for the rights of lesbian,…

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