2015 Legislative and Policy Guide

Download the Guide Now The National LGBTQ Task Force Action Fund is mobilizing, training, and partnering with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer advocates across the nation to secure full freedom, justice, and equality for all. We’re working to create a future free from violence, discrimination, racism, poverty and injustice. On the the local level,…

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LGBTQ Advocates Join National Voter Registration Day

WASHINGTON, DC, September 22, 2015—The National LGBTQ Task Force Action Fund is joining voting rights advocates across the country in encouraging all eligible voters to register to vote ahead of the upcoming elections this fall and next year. “LGBTQ voters cannot afford to stay home on any election. Next year’s presidential election will not only…

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Carey: GOP Debate “Revealing”

WASHINGTON, DC, August 7, 2015– The National LGBTQ Task Force Action Fund is making the following statement regarding last night’s GOP presidential debate. “Last night’s GOP debate revealed how the opponents of equality view the LGBTQ community, people who support access to reproductive health services, people who demand an end to racism and our millions…

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Restoring the Voting Rights Act

The landmark 1965 Voting Rights Act has played a pivotal role in making our democracy fairer for everyone. However, in 2013 the Supreme Court in its controversial Shelby County v. Holder ruling struck down core components of the act. Yet, from Roanoke to Ferguson, our nation clearly needs the protections of the act more than…

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Restoring the Voting Rights Act

National LGBTQ Task Force Action Fund Joins Congress in Introducing Equality Act

Washington, DC, July 23, 2015—Today, the National LGBTQ Task Force Action Fund joined members of Congress at a press conference at the U.S. Capitol to introduce the Equality Act. Led by Senator Merkley and Congressman Cicilline, and co-sponsored by 40 Senators and over 150 Representatives, the landmark legislation seeks to secure strong and explicit protections…

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