The latest news about Rea Carey, the executive director of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force. Carey is a prominent national figure in the LGBT rights movement, and has played a pivotal role in passing the federal LGBT hate crime prevention law as well as the nation's largest study on transgender discrimination. The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force is an LGBT grassroots organization that trains and unites activists on the local and state levels. Its Policy Institute conducts research and policy analysis in the service of the equality movement.
September 12 2013 1:30 PM ET
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.