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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Kierra Johnson’s Testimony to U.S. House Committee on Financial Services on Housing Discrimination and the LGBTQ Community

On April 2, 2019, the Deputy Executive Director of the National LGBTQ Task Force Action Fund Kierra Johnson testified to the U.S. House Committee on Financial Services on Housing Discrimination and the LGBTQ Community: “My name is Kierra Johnson, I’m the Deputy Executive Director of the National LGBTQ Task Force Action Fund.  I want to…

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Kierra Johnson’s Testimony to U.S. House Committee on Financial Services on Housing Discrimination and the LGBTQ Community