North Carolina Legislature Fails to Repeal HB2, Breaking Deal With Charlotte City Council

WASHINGTON, DC, December 21, 2016—Today, the North Carolina state legislature failed to pass legislation repealing HB2 before adjourning a special session. Previously, the Charlotte City Council voted to repeal its local city ordinance that clashed with HB2 after receiving commitment from the state lawmakers to repeal the anti-LGBTQ law. “The full repeal of HB2 with no harmful amendments would…

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Rea Carey Statement On Selection Of Ben Carson To Lead Department Of Housing And Urban Development

Washington, DC, Monday, December 5–“We are deeply troubled by President-elect Trump’s selection of Ben Carson to lead the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Carson has a long and very public record of homophobia and transphobia, and he could seriously undermine the progress that’s been made for LGBTQ people on housing policy.  “Carson has zero qualifications for this role….

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Trump’s HHS nominee Tom Price “bad for our nation’s health”

Washington, DC, November 30, 2016—The National LGBTQ Task Force Action Fund is condemning the nomination of Tom Price as the nation’s next Secretary of Health and Human Services as a foe to reproductive health care, Obamacare, Medicare and Medicaid. “The Trump Pence Administration is replete with well-known opponents of progress—and most recently with Tom Price’s nomination as HHS secretary….

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letter

Dear Friend, I, like many Americans, had a night of little to no sleep. I’ve started this day in anger, sadness and so many other feelings because this country has elected an extremist President and Vice President and I fear the damage they will do. We need some time to process the news with our…

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Rea Carey on Presidential Election

Dear Friend, I, like many Americans, had a night of little to no sleep. I’ve started this day in anger, sadness and so many other feelings because this country has elected an extremist President and Vice President and I fear the damage they will do. We need some time to process the news with our…

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Rea Carey on Presidential Election

North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory predicted to lose

Washington, DC, November 9, 2016— North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory is predicted to lose his bid for reelection. In response, the National LGBTQ Task Force Action Fund is releasing the following statement:  “The likely defeat of Governor Pat McCrory sends a clear message: the people of North Carolina don’t like anti-LGBTQ extremism. It shows that…

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