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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Why is the Equality Act important to the LGBTQ community?

Read our testimony to the House Judiciary Committee in support of the Equality Act. Currently, there are no explicit federal protections from discrimination protecting the LGBTQ community. This means that in 30 states, LGBTQ people can be denied housing, jobs, service in public spaces and more, solely because of who they are. This is an…

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As Congress Introduces the Equality Act, Faith Leaders Speak Out in Support of LGBTQ Non-Discrimination Protections

Today, as Congress introduces the Equality Act, national religious leaders are speaking out in support of LGBTQ non-discrimination protections. The Equality Act would provide consistent and explicit non-discrimination protections for LGBTQ people across key areas of life, including employment, housing, credit, education, public spaces and services, federally funded programs, and jury service.

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