Task Force Action Fund celebrates Women’s Equality Day

Washington, DC, August 26, 2016 — The National LGBTQ Task Force Action Fund is celebrating Women’s Equality Day by calling on Congress to do more to advance freedom, justice, equality and equity for all women. “In so many ways, today’s on-going struggle for women’s equality calls to mind the line from A Tale of Two…

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Trump, Rubio to Headline Anti-LGBTQ Group’s Orlando Event

Washington, DC, August 9, 2016—Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump and U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-Florida) will be speaking this week at a campaign training hosted by the Liberty Council, an extremist hate group monitored by the Southern Poverty Law Center for its anti-LGBTQ discrimination efforts. The two-day event is set to take place at the…

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Federal Court Strikes Down North Carolina’s Discriminatory Voter ID Law

Washington, DC, July 29, 2016—The United States Appeals Court for the Fourth Circuit has struck down a North Carolina voter identification requirement in state law. In its decision, the three-judge panel invalidated a lower court’s ruling that upheld the law passed by the state legislature with “discriminatory intent.”  “The federal appeals court ruling is a huge…

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LGBTQ Advocates Respond to Hillary Clinton’s Presidential Nomination Acceptance Speech

Washington, DC, July 29, 2016 — Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton formally accepted her party’s nomination during a speech at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia last night. In response, National LGBTQ Task Force Action Fund Deputy Executive Director Russell Roybal released the following statement: Hillary Clinton delivered a historic speech as the first woman…

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