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Rea Carey

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.

Creating Change Reflects a Movement in Transition

Was Creating Change 2016 really more volatile than in years past, or was that frustration simply the result of a movement trying to find its footing after symbolic, but limited, victories? 


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.

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.