Trump’s anti-Muslim executive order is “religious hatred and thinly veiled racism by fiat”

Washington, DC, January 29, 2017—The National LGBTQ Task Force Action Fund is releasing the following statement in response to President Donald Trump’s latest Executive Order. “Trump’s latest Executive Order is religious hatred and thinly veiled racism by fiat. In the targeting of specific countries, he is telegraphing his despicable anti-Muslim, anti-immigrant and anti-people of color…

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Sessions A Huge Threat to Civil Rights, Freedom, and Equality

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) advocates urge the United States Senate to vote against confirming Republican Senator Jeff Sessions as Attorney General  WASHINGTON, DC, January 10, 2017—The National LGBTQ Task Force Action Fund is joining LGBTQ advocates across the country in calling on the United States (U.S.) Senate to vote against the nomination of Republican…

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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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