National LGBTQ Task Force

National LGBTQ Task Force

National LGBTQ Task Force Announces Andy Garcia As New Director of Creating Change

National
The Creating Change Conference is being placed in the experienced hands of Andy Garcia, ensuring it is on track for a powerful 31st convening in Detroit, 2019. ...
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LGBT Erasure from 2020 Census: ‘This is an Assault’

National
According to the Census Bureau, the 2020 census will not include questions related to sexual orientation or identity. ...
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Sara Ramirez, Theresa Caputo, Judy Gold to Headline Cyndi Lauper’s ‘Home for the Holidays’

Entertainment
In America, up to 40 percent of the 1.6 million youth that are homeless each year identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender. ...
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New Report: Bisexual People Face Invisibility, Isolation, Discrimination, and Violence

Health
A new report found that while more than half of the #LGBT community identifies as #bisexual, bisexual people experience violence, discrimination, and poor physical and mental health - often at rates higher than their lesbian and gay peers. ...
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Report: LGBT People of Color Face Discrimination, Bias, Abuse in Criminal Justice System

National
The report paints a comprehensive portrait of how LGBT people of color are unfairly treated and abused in the system. ...
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Bi, Trans Youth Activists Honored with $10,000

National
Each winner will receive a $10,000 award as well as an all-expense paid trip to Los Angeles for the Christopher Street West/L.A. Pride parade and festival. ...
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LGBT Women Among Most at Risk of Poverty in America, New Study

Top News Health
Due to discriminatory laws, America’s 5.1 million LGBT women face lower pay, frequent harassment, compromised access to health care, and violence. ...
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Anderson Cooper, Andy Cohen, Marc Jacobs, More Celebrate the Life of Alan Turing

The Imitation Game receives praise from LGBT groups, entertainers and newsmakers in Hollywood.
Entertainment
News anchor Anderson Cooper and several of the biggest names in the LGBT world, including luminaries in gay rights advocacy, media and entertainment, are speaking out in support of innovator, war hero and one of gay history's biggest heroes Alan Turing and The Imitation Game. ...
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Armed Forces Fail to Comply with DOD Rules on Transgender Personnel, Report

Top News Politics
In May, both Chuck Hagel and the White House indicated openness to re-evaluating the Pentagon’s ban, but no review has been initiated. ...
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Civil Rights Groups to Obama: Don’t Exclude LGBT Immigrants

Immigration in America
Top News Politics National
The law prevents most LGBT undocumented persons from adopting children, but these immigrants have developed family connections via peaceful U.S. residency. ...
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