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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One for All – The Equality Act

One comprehensive non-discrimination law for ALL LGBTQ people, the Equality Act Just a few weeks ago, we celebrated the Supreme Court’s decision on marriage equality. It was huge, historic and life-changing for same-sex couples and their families and for the millions of people who believe in the power of love. Of course, marriage equality isn’t…

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Historic LGBTQ Non-discrimination Legislation to be Introduced by Congress

Washington, DC, July 21, 2015—Congress has announced a plan to introduce new comprehensive LGBTQ non-discrimination legislation. The Equality Act seeks to secure strong and explicit protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) people in employment, housing, education, public services and spaces, public funding, credit, and jury service. The bill comes on the heels…

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LGBTQ Advocates Call on Congress to Pass EACH Woman Act

Federal legislation would lift discriminatory abortion coverage restrictions Washington, DC, July 9, 2015– The National LGBTQ Task Force Action Fund has joined LGBTQ activists, reproductive health advocates, women’s rights groups, and civil rights leaders in calling on members of Congress to pass the Equal Access to Abortion Coverage in Health Insurance (EACH Woman) Act. Sponsored…

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Thousands to Rally to Restore Voting Rights Act

Washington, DC, June 24, 2015—Tomorrow, the National LGBTQ Task Force Action Fund will join thousands of civil rights leaders, voting rights groups and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) advocates at a rally calling on Congress to restore the Voting Rights Act. The event is set to take place in Elwood Park in Roanoke,…

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National LGBTQ Task Force Action Fund Joins Representative Norton, Local Business Leaders and NARAL Pro-Choice America in Defeating Legislation Promoting Discrimination in DC

Press Conference Today at 12:30 p.m. ET at Cork Market Washington, DC, June 23, 2014–Today, Tuesday, June 23, the National LGBTQ Task Force Action Fund will join U.S. Representative Holmes Norton (Washington, DC), NARAL Pro-Choice America, ACLU of the Nation’s Capital, local community and small business leaders at a press conference to support the over…

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