National LGBTQ Task Force

The latest news about the National LGBTQ Task Force, an grassroots organization that trains and unites activists on the local and state levels. The National LGBTQ Task Force's Policy Institute conducts research and policy analysis in the service of the equality movement. Learn about organizations and individuals—activists, politicians, and allies—who have helped us make strides toward equality. We also cover the campaigns of groups opposed to marriage equality and explore how gay marriage is covered in mainstream media. We stay on top of developments so that you can stay informed about this issue.
Op-ed: Why We Need an All-Women SCOTUS

Op-ed: Why We Need More Women on SCOTUS

Is it any coincidence the three female Supreme Court justices all ruled for marriage equality? Not at all, says the head of the National LGBTQ Task Force.

Op-ed: What Pride Means in 2015

Op-ed: What Pride Means in 2015

Task Force executive director Rea Carey reflects on what's changed in a year, and what the LGBT equality fight will look like in the next 12 months.

Op-ed: What We Need to Do to Lift LGBT Women Out of Poverty

Op-ed: What Must Happen to Lift LGBT Women Out of Poverty

National LGBTQ Task Force Action Fund executive director Rea Carey says we can no longer tolerate the financial inequality that queer women face.

Why Race Is Dominating Discussion Among LGBT Activists

Why Race Dominates Talk Among LGBT Activists

Several attendees of this year's Creating Change conference aimed to remind others of the racial rifts that must be mended.

Housing Secretary Julián Castro to Make Major Announcement at LGBTQ Conference
January 26 2015 4:51 PM ET

HUD Secretary Castro To Headline Creating Change

During Creating Change 2012, HUD secretary Shaun Donovan announced new policies to protect LGBTQ people from housing discrimination.

WATCH: Gay All-Stars Come Out for 'Imitation Game' Campaign

WATCH: Gay All-Stars Come Out for Imitation Game Campaign

An awards-season ad promoting the movie mixes history with blurbs from LGBT leaders and icons,

Task Force Removes Controversial Bisexuality Post, Apologizes

Task Force Apologizes to Bisexual Community

The post's author found the term bisexuality inappropriate and encouraged others to cease using it, leading to many objections by bisexual activists and commentators.

Task Force's Rea Carey Arrested With 105 Women Demanding Immigration Reform

Task Force's Rea Carey Arrested With 105 Women Demanding Immigration Reform

The executive director of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force was among 105 women arrested for blocking traffic outside the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., today.

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