From the Executive Director

Rea Carey

Task Force: California’s new law banning sham therapies aimed at LGBT youth ‘serves as a model for the rest of the country’ (Statement)
October 01, 2012

Task Force submits testimony for Senate hearing on hate crimes and domestic extremism (Testimony)
September 19, 2012

Task Force at the Democratic National Convention (Blog entry)
September 4, 2012

Task Force congratulates Kevin Jennings on being named executive director of the Arcus Foundation (Statement)
July 13, 2012

Politics masquerading as legislating as House votes to repeal Affordable Care Act (Blog entry)
July 11, 2012

Task Force commends League of United Latin American Citizens’ endorsement of marriage equality (Blog entry)
July 2, 2012

Task Force applauds Supreme Court ruling upholding Affordable Care Act (Statement)
June 28, 2012

Vigils to be held for teenage lesbian couple shot in Texas (Blog entry)
June 26, 2012

Task Force applauds National Council of La Raza’s marriage equality endorsement (Statement)
June 26, 2012

Supreme Court strikes down key provisions of Arizona’s anti-immigrant law (Statement)
June 25, 2012

HHS report details progress and new goals on LGBT health issues (Statement)
June 20, 2012

Marching Together, Marching as One: The Reality of Coalition and Collaboration Between the LGBT Community and Communities of Color (Blog entry)
June 18, 2012

Task Force joins in NYC’s Silent March Against Racial Profiling (Blog entry)
June 17, 2012

Task Force responds to Obama administration announcement that it will stop deporting young undocumented immigrants (Blog entry)
June 15, 2012

Time to level the playing field for LGBT people by passing the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (Statement)
June 12, 2012

Task Force slams Senate’s failure to advance Paycheck Fairness Act to a vote (Statement)
June 5, 2012

Court ruling in Prop. 8 case (Statement)
June 5, 2012

National Gay and Lesbian Task Force responds to NAACP marriage equality endorsement (Statement)
May 19, 2012

Task Force applauds first-ever national standards to eliminate sexual abuse in prisons (Statement)
May 17, 2012

Task Force slams U.S. House passage of Violence Against Women Act that removes coverage for LGBT people (Statement)
May 16, 2012

Task Force: President Obama’s evolution on marriage ‘now complete’ (Statement)
May 9, 2012

Amendment One passes in North Carolina (Statement)
May 8, 2012

Task Force responds to Vice President Joe Biden’s remarks on marriage for same-sex couples (Statement)
May 6, 2012

LGBT Workplace Discrimination: Out of Work for Being Out at Work? (Blog entry)
May 2, 2012

Op-ed: Why We Still Need a Fully Inclusive ENDA (Op-ed)
April 27, 2012

Task Force applauds Senate introduction of Health Equity and Accountability Act (Statement)
April 27, 2012

Task Force congratulates labor and civil rights leader Dolores Huerta on receiving Presidential Medal of Freedom (Statement)
April 26, 2012

U.S. Senate passes LGBT-inclusive Violence Against Women Act reauthorization bill (Statement)
April 26, 2012

‘Social Security Equality Act of 2012’ introduced, aims to end discrimination same-sex couples face in receiving Social Security benefits (Statement)
April 26, 2012

Task Force hails EEOC ruling protecting transgender workers (Statement)
April 24, 2012

President Obama backs legislation to combat anti-LGBT bullying and discrimination in nation’s schools (Statement)
April 20, 2012

NOM strategy ‘reprehensible and pathetic’ (Blog entry)
March 27, 2012

N.H. House affirms freedom to marry, rejects repeal measure (Statement)
March 21, 2012

Verdict in Rutgers case (Blog entry)
March 16, 2012

Task Force commemorates International Women’s Day (Statement)
March 8, 2012

Task Force congratulates Chad Griffin on being named next HRC president (Statement)
March 2, 2012

Maryland governor signs marriage equality bill (Statement)
March 1, 2012

U.S. Senate votes to table Blunt amendment (Statement)
March 1, 2012

Maryland lawmakers pass marriage equality bill (Statement)
February 23, 2012

New Jersey Legislature passes marriage equality bill (Statement)
February 16, 2012

Historic day for Washington state! Marriage bill signed into law! (Blog entry)
February 13, 2012

Task Force responds to Obama administration’s announcement on contraceptive services (Statement)
February 10, 2012

Task Force: Washington state ‘on the brink of history’ with passage of marriage bill (Statement)
February 8, 2012

Proposition 8 ruled unconstitutional! (Blog entry)
February 7, 2012

The Task Force responds to Susan G. Komen decision to cut Planned Parenthood funding (Statement)
February 2, 2012

Task Force Executive Director Rea Carey presents ‘State of the LGBT Movement’ address (Video)
January 27, 2012

Task Force Executive Director Rea Carey presents ‘State of the LGBT Movement’ address (Speech)
January 27, 2012

Move to get marriage equality over the line in Maine (Blog entry)
January 26, 2012

Task Force responds to President Obama's State of the Union address (Statement)
January 24, 2012

We've Got to Make This Journey Together (Blog entry)
January 22, 2012

Task Force commemorates life and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (Statement)
January 16, 2012

HHS releases update of steps to improve health of LGBT people (Statement)
January 12, 2012

Rea Carey at Engage2012 (Video)
December 29, 2011

White House issues presidential memorandum on U.S. government strategy addressing the human rights of LGBT people abroad (Statement)
December 6, 2011

Task Force commemorates World AIDS Day (Statement)
December 1, 2011

Task Force calls for passage of LGBT-inclusive Violence Against Women Act reauthorization bill (Statement)
November 30, 2011

Task Force responds to U.S. Rep. Barney Frank’s announcement he will not seek re-election (Statement)
November 28, 2011

National Gay and Lesbian Task Force commemorates Transgender Day of Remembrance (Statement)
November 18, 2011

Task Force urges passage of Domestic Partnership Benefits and Obligations Act (Statement)
November 18, 2011

Massachusetts poised to become 16th state with nondiscrimination protections for transgender people (Statement)
November 16, 2011

Senate Judiciary Committee advances bill to repeal discriminatory DOMA (Statement)
November 10, 2011

Election 2011: Mississippi “Personhood Amendment” fails (Blog entry)
November 9, 2011

Residents in Traverse City, Mich., vote to retain LGBT-inclusive city nondiscrimination ordinance (Statement)
November 8, 2011

‘Every election is about choice and opportunity’ (Video)
November 3, 2011

Voices Rising Across America (Blog entry)
October 25, 2011

Senate committee fails to adopt amendments protecting LGBT students in education bill (Blog entry)
October 21, 2011

FAIR Education Act opponents fail to gather enough signatures in repeal effort (Blog entry)
October 13, 2011

Task Force mourns the death of pioneering gay activist and founding board member Frank Kameny (Statement)
October 11, 2011

Task Force commends California governor for signing Dream Act (Statement)
October 10, 2011

California governor signs two bills to advance transgender equality (Statement)
October 10, 2011

Task Force mourns the passing of LGBT rights leader Paula L. Ettelbrick (Statement)
October 7, 2011

White House names liaison to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community (Blog entry)
October 5, 2011

New 2010 census data released on married same-sex couples (Blog entry)
September 27, 2011

Task Force responds to 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' repeal (Statement)
September 20, 2011

New analysis shows startling levels of discrimination against Black transgender people (Blog entry)
September 16, 2011

N.C. anti-marriage constitutional amendment poised for 2012 ballot (Blog entry)
September 13, 2011

HHS bolsters enforcement of equal visitation & representation rights in hospitals (Blog entry)
September 7, 2011

White House names interim liaison to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community (Blog entry)
August 10, 2011

Task Force welcomes first-ever federal data related to benefits for same-sex couples (Statement)
July 27, 2011

Task Force celebrates NY marriage equality as couples begin to wed (Statement)
July 24, 2011

Task Force responds to certification of ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ repeal (Statement)
July 22, 2011

Task Force urges repeal of Defense of Marriage Act as Senate Judiciary Committee holds historic hearing (Statement)
July 20, 2011

Task Force applauds President Obama’s support of Respect for Marriage Act (Statement)
July 19, 2011

Task Force responds to federal court injunction immediately halting enforcement of ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ policy (Statement)
July 06, 2011

Connecticut governor signs transgender nondiscrimination bill (Statement)
July 06, 2011

Task Force hails New York Senate’s passage of marriage equality legislation (Statement)
June 24, 2011

New York on brink of marriage equality as Assembly passes historic legislation granting same-sex couples the freedom to marry (Statement)
June 15, 2011

Nevada governor signs three transgender nondiscrimination bills (Statement)
June 02, 2011

House passes version of defense bill that includes anti-equality amendments (Statement)
May 26, 2011

Nevada Legislature passes two more transgender nondiscrimination bills (Statement)
May 23, 2011

Minnesota House passes proposed constitutional amendment against marriage equality (Statement)
May 22, 2011

Nevada Legislature passes employment protections based on gender identity or expression (Statement)
May 17, 2011

Ugandan Parliament adjourns without action on ‘Anti-Homosexuality Bill’ (Blog entry)
May 13, 2011

National Gay and Lesbian Task Force urges passage of fair and humane DREAM Act (Statement)
May 12, 2011

Task Force denounces House panel vote aimed at stalling DADT repeal (Statement)
May 12, 2011

Delaware governor signs civil unions bill (Statement)
May 11, 2011

U.S. Department of Labor adds gender identity and pregnancy status to its equal employment policy (Statement)
April 28, 2011

Task Force sends letter to McDonald’s following attack on transgender woman (Blog entry)
April 27, 2011

Don’t defend the indefensible DOMA (Blog entry)
April 25, 2011

Uniting American Families Act reintroduced in U.S. House (Statement)
April 14, 2011

Employment Non-Discrimination Act is reintroduced in U.S. Senate (Statement)
April 14, 2011

Hawaii Legislature passes employment protections for gender identity and expression (Statement)
April 12, 2011

Maryland Senate fails to pass Gender Identity Anti-Discrimination Act (Statement)
April 11, 2011

Obama administration announces initiatives to help end health disparities affecting LGBT people (Statement)
April 01, 2011

Institute of Medicine releases groundbreaking report on LGBT health issues (Statement)
March 31, 2011

Employment Non-Discrimination Act is reintroduced in U.S. House (Statement)
March 30, 2011

Maryland House of Delegates passes Gender Identity Anti-Discrimination Act (Statement)
March 26, 2011

Maryland House committee passes Gender Identity Anti-Discrimination Act (Statement)
March 25, 2011

More than 80 countries urge for end to violence against LGBT people (Blog entry)
March 23, 2011

Respect for Marriage Act to repeal DOMA introduced in U.S. House and Senate (Statement)
March 16, 2011

Task Force joins fight against Wal-Mart (Editorial)
March 9, 2011

Task Force mourns death of the Rev. Peter Gomes (Statement)
March 01, 2011

Maryland Senate passes marriage bill (Statement)
February 24, 2011

Hawaii governor signs civil unions bill (Statement)
February 23, 2011

Task Force responds to Obama administration's decision not to defend discriminatory marriage law (Statement)
February 23, 2011

Massachusetts governor signs order protecting transgender state employees (Statement)
February 17, 2011

Task Force Executive Director Rea Carey presents State of the Movement address (Speech)
February 04, 2011

Task Force: Roberta Achtenberg excellent appointment to U.S. Commission on Civil Rights (Statement)
January 26, 2011

Task Force responds to President Obama's State of the Union address (Statement)
January 25, 2011

Raise the bar, Mr. President (Blog entry)
January 21, 2011

HUD unveils proposed housing protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people (Statement)
January 20, 2011

Task Force responds to House vote to repeal Affordable Care Act (Statement)
January 19, 2011

Hospital visitation policy protecting same-sex couples takes effect today (Statement)
January 18, 2011

Task Force commemorates life and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (Statement)
January 17, 2011

Task Force offers thoughts & prayers in Arizona shooting (Blog entry)
January 8, 2011

President Obama signs historic ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ repeal bill (Statement)
December 22, 2010

Task Force hails Senate passage of 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' repeal bill (Statement)
December 18, 2010

U.S. Senate votes to end filibuster of ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ repeal bill (Statement)
December 18, 2010

U.S. Senate blocks vote on DREAM Act (Statement)
December 18, 2010

U.S. House passes ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ repeal measure (Blog entry)
December 15, 2010

Task Force denounces Senate vote blocking action on ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ repeal (Statement)
December 09, 2010

Task Force calls House passage of DREAM Act fair and humane (Statement)
December 08, 2010

Illinois General Assembly passes civil unions bill (Statement)
December 01, 2010

Commemorating World AIDS Day 2010 (Statement)
December 01, 2010

Bowling Green vote on nondiscrimination ordinances a 'victory for fairness' (Statement)
November 22, 2010

Task Force commemorates the Transgender Day of Remembrance (Statement)
November 19, 2010

Task Force applauds U.S. Department of Health & Human Services' announcement of new policy protecting same-sex couples (Statement)
November 17, 2010

Task Force denounces U.S. Senate's failure to advance Paycheck Fairness Act to a vote (Statement)
November 17, 2010

A special post-election message from Rea Carey (Video)
November 3, 2010

Election 2010: The new political landscape in Congress and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights (Statement)
November 02, 2010

U.S. Department of Education offers guidance to curtail bullying in schools (Statement)
OCctober 26, 2010

Florida attorney general chooses not to appeal court ruling declaring ban on gay adoption unconstitutional (Statement)
October 22, 2010

Judge denies stay of order to halt enforcement of 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' policy (Statement)
October 19, 2010

End 'Don’t ask, don’t tell' now (Commentary)
October 15, 2010

Task Force responds to federal judge's injunction today halting enforcement of 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' (Statement)
October 12, 2010

Task Force slams Sen. Jim DeMint for offensive remarks (Statement)
October 6, 2010

Comprehensive immigration reform legislation introduced in U.S. Senate (Statement)
September 30, 2010

Federal judge orders Air Force nurse discharged under ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ be reinstated (Statement)
September 24, 2010

New federal health care reform provisions take effect Thursday (Statement)
September 22, 2010

Senate vote to end filibuster of National Defense Authorization Act falls short (Statement)
September 21, 2010

Another strike against ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ (Statement)
September 9, 2010

New York governor signs Dignity for All Students Act (Statement)
September 08, 2010

Task Force responds to judicial panel’s decision granting indefinite stay of Prop. 8 decision (blog entry)
August 16, 2010

Task Force responds to judge’s decision denying motion to stay Prop. 8 ruling (statement)
August 12, 2010

Task Force responds to ruling in Prop. 8 case (statement)
August 04, 2010

Task Force: Pay equity and workplace fairness are critical to LGBT people (statement)
July 20, 2010

Task Force reiterates call for passage of Uniting American Families Act and comprehensive immigration reform (statement)
July 15, 2010

Task Force responds to national HIV/AIDS strategy unveiled today (statement)
July 13, 2010

Judge rejects marriage equality ban by U.S. (blog entry)
July 8, 2010

Task Force: Hawaii governor’s veto of civil unions bill ‘a disgrace’ (statement)
July 06, 2010

Task Force: Pass comprehensive immigration reform this year (statement)
July 01, 2010

Nation's high court upholds university nondiscrimination policy (statement)
June 28, 2010

Homelessness is a ‘critical issue for the LGBT community’ (blog entry)
June 25, 2010

Task Force: Extending Family & Medical Leave Act 'fair and humane' (statement)
June 22, 2010

Task Force expresses anger at HHS committee recommendation against lifting FDA lifetime blood ban (statement)
June 11, 2010

Task Force commends State Department for new passport standards for gender transition (statement)
June 10, 2010

Task Force: End the archaic FDA blood ban now (statement)
June 09, 2010

Task Force co-sponsors President Obama’s June 8 Seniors Tele-Town Hall Meeting on the Affordable Care Act (statement)
June 07, 2010

Task Force responds to House vote on 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' repeal (statement)
May 27, 2010

Task Force responds to Senate Armed Services Committee vote on ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ repeal (statement)
May 27, 2010

The legacy of Harvey Milk (statement)
May 21, 2010

Student Non-Discrimination Act introduced in the U.S. Senate (statement)
May 20, 2010

Rea Carey's remarks from ENDA press conference (speech)
May 18, 2010

Task Force responds to lack of DADT repeal language in White House DOD authorization transmittal (statement)
May 14, 2010

Task Force statement on the nomination of Elena Kagan to the U.S. Supreme Court (statement)
May 10, 2010

Task Force calls Arizona’s immigration law ‘draconian and inhumane’ (statement)
April 26, 2010

Task Force mourns death of Dorothy Height (statement)
April 20, 2010

Task Force commemorates Day of Silence (statement)
April 16, 2010

President Obama moves to extend hospital visitation rights to same-sex couples (statement)
April 15, 2010

Task Force: 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' policy must end (statement)
March 25, 2010

Task Force calls new health care reform law a historic step forward (statement)
March 23, 2010

Task Force responds to House passage of federal health care reform legislation (statement)
March 21, 2010

Task Force: The time is now to end 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' (statement)
March 18, 2010

Task Force: Amend the Fair Housing Act to ban housing discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity (statement)
March 11, 2010

National LGBT rights leader addresses D.C. protest demanding health insurance reform (statement)
March 9, 2010

Say yes to health care reform, no to health insurance abuses (blog entry)
March 9, 2010

Senators introduce legislation to repeal 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' policy (statement)
March 3, 2010

Historic day in nation's capital as same-sex couples begin applying for marriage licenses (statement)
March 3, 2010

Task Force Action Fund responds to Maryland attorney general's opinion on same-sex marriages (statement)
February 24, 2010

Task Force Executive Director Rea Carey presents State of the Movement address (speech)
February 5, 2010

Task Force responds to Senate Armed Services Committee hearing addressing 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' policy (statement)
February 2, 2010

Task Force responds to President Obama's State of the Union remarks on repealing 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' policy (statement)
January 27, 2010

Rea Carey on Obama's first year (blog entry)
January 20, 2010

Honoring the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (statement)
January 15, 2010

U.S. must push for full withdrawal of Uganda's barbaric 'Anti-Homosexuality Bill' (statement)
January 14, 2010

Task Force responds to New Jersey marriage equality vote (statement)
January 7, 2010

Task Force: Federal jobs Web site change to include gender identity is step in right direction (statement)
January 6, 2010

Senate committee passes Domestic Partnership Benefits and Obligations Act (statement)
December 16, 2009

D.C. poised to allow same-sex couples to legally marry (statement)
December 15, 2009

Task Force responds to NY marriage vote (statement)
December 2, 2009

Marking World AIDS Day 2009 (statement)
December 1, 2009

Remembering those lost to anti-transgender violence (statement)
November 19, 2009

House committee passes Domestic Partnership Benefits and Obligations Act (statement)
November 18, 2009

Task Force speaks out on brutal killing in Puerto Rico (statement)
November 17, 2009

Task Force applauds American Medical Association's votes related to ‘Don't Ask, Don't Tell,’ marriage bans (statement)
November 10, 2009

Passage of Referendum 71 in Washington state is a victory for fairness and families (statement)
November 5, 2009

Marriage equality goes down in Maine (statement)
November 4, 2009

Kalamazoo vote on nondiscrimination ordinance a 'victory for fairness' (statement)
November 3, 2009

Task Force: Lifting HIV travel ban will finally end 'federally sanctioned stigma' (statement)
October 30, 2009

Task Force: Signing of hate crimes measure is historic (statement)
October 28, 2009

Task Force: Passage of federal hate crimes bill marks 'milestone for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans' (statement)
October 22, 2009

LGBT seniors to benefit from HHS plans for creation of national resource center (statement)
October 22, 2009

Task Force: Changes to HUD policy to explicitly include lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people are ‘welcomed and much-needed reforms’ (statement)
October 21, 2009

Task Force applauds Gov. Schwarzenegger for signing into law three LGBT rights bills (statement)
October 13, 2009

Task Force Action Fund applauds introduction of D.C. marriage equality bill (statement)
October 6, 2009

Task Force marks the 10th Annual Celebrate Bisexuality Day (statement)
September 23, 2009

Task Force: 'Respect for Marriage Act' marks 'step toward closing an ugly chapter in our nation's history' (statement)
September 15, 2009

Task Force: Sen. Edward Kennedy 'spent life fighting for justice' (statement)
August 26, 2009

LGBT people and their families win out (statement)
August 14, 2009

Task Force: Encouraged by Sotomayor record, confirmation (statement)
August 6, 2009

Task Force lauds psychologists' repudiation of so-called 'reparative' therapy (statement)
August 6, 2009

Task Force: ENDA 'reflects core U.S. value of fairness' (statement)
August 5, 2009

Task Force applauds White House announcement that Harvey Milk and Billie Jean King will receive Presidential Medal of Freedom (statement)
July 30, 2009

Task Force Action Fund calls for enactment of federal hate crimes legislation without 'inhumane' death penalty provision (statement)
July 23, 2009

Task Force Action Fund urges for removal of death penalty amendment from Department of Defense authorization bill (statement)
July 20, 2009

Task Force responds to guilty verdict in trial involving the killing of Lateisha Green (statement)
July 17, 2009

Task Force Action Fund applauds U.S. Senate action on federal hate crimes amendment (statement)
July 16, 2009

Task Force responds to former President Bill Clinton's support of marriage equality (statement)
July 14, 2009

Task Force Action Fund applauds hearing on school safety through bullying prevention (statement)
July 8, 2009

Task Force Action Fund urges for passage of the Domestic Partnership Benefits and Obligations Act (statement)
July 8, 2009

Task Force applauds historic resolutions for LGBT rights at National Education Association annual conference (statement)
July 7, 2009

Task Force Action Fund applauds D.C. for honoring and recognizing same-sex marriages (statement)
July 7, 2009

Sharing your voice with the president (blog entry)
July 1, 2009

Task Force Action Fund slams DOJ brief attacking same-sex couples, reiterates call for immediate repeal of DOMA (statement)
June 12, 2009

Task Force applauds Miami Commission's unanimous passage of domestic partnership ordinance (statement)
June 11, 2009

Task Force denounces attack at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (statement)
June 11, 2009

New Hampshire Gov. John Lynch signs legislation granting the freedom to marry to same-sex couples (statement)
June 3, 2009

Task Force Action Fund urges for passage of Uniting American Families Act (statement)
June 2, 2009

Task Force responds to the killing of Dr. George Tiller: 'We cannot and must not yield to fear and intimidation' (statement)
June 1, 2009

Task Force profoundly disappointed in California Supreme Court decision upholding Proposition 8 (statement)
May 26, 2009

Task Force Action Fund hails introduction of the Tax Equity for Health Plan Beneficiaries Act (statement)
May 22, 2009

Task Force Action Fund hails introduction of federal Domestic Partnership Benefits and Obligations Act (statement)
May 21, 2009

Task Force mourns the loss of Rodger McFarlane, friend and leader in the LGBT movement (statement)
May 18, 2009

Task Force Action Fund applauds New York Assembly passage of marriage equality bill (statement)
May 12, 2009

Maine becomes the fifth state to grant the freedom to marry to same-sex couples (statement)
May 6, 2009

Task Force Action Fund applauds New Hampshire legislature's passage of bill granting the freedom to marry to same-sex couples (statement)
May 6, 2009

Task Force Action Fund applauds Maine House's passage of marriage equality bill (statement)
May 5, 2009

Task Force Action Fund applauds Maine Senate's passage of marriage equality bill (statement)
April 30, 2009

Task Force Action Fund hails U.S. House passage of federal hate crimes legislation (statement)
April 29, 2009

Task Force Action Fund applauds House Judiciary Committee passage of hate crimes legislation (statement)
April 23, 2009

Task Force hails enactment of Washington state transgender hate crimes law (statement)
April 22, 2009

Task Force commemorates Day of Silence (statement)
April 17, 2009

Task Force applauds Washington Legislature's passage of bill expanding state domestic partnership rights (statement)
April 16, 2009

Task Force slams deceptive television ad from the National Organization for marriage (statement)
April 8, 2009

Task Force applauds D.C. Council vote to recognize the marriages of same-sex couples legally performed elsewhere (statement)
April 7, 2009

Task Force hails enactment of Vermont legislation granting the freedom to marry same-sex couples (statement)
April 7, 2009

Task Force Action Fund applauds House introduction of federal hate crimes legislation (statement)
April 3, 2009

Task Force hails historic Iowa Supreme Court ruling granting the freedom to marry same-sex couples (statement)
April 3, 2009

Stand up and be counted! (action alert/statement)
March 20, 2009

Task Force applauds Obama administration for signing U.N. declaration on ‘Human Rights, Sexual Orientation, and Gender Identity’ (statement)
March 18, 2009

Task Force condemns pope's remarks on condoms and AIDS (statement)
March 17, 2009

Task Force Executive Director Rea Carey attends White House Forum on Health Reform (statement)
March 6, 2009

Commentary: Working toward a real economic recovery (commentary)
February 26, 2009

Task Force Action Fund calls for swift passage of Uniting American Families Act (statement)
February 12, 2009

State of the Movement address by Rea Carey (speech)
January 30, 2009

Task Force Action Fund hails enactment of Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act (statement)
January 29, 2009

Task Force responds to President Obama's inauguration speech (statement)
January 19, 2009

Task Force: Robinson's exclusion from HBO televised coverage 'profoundly disappointing and disturbing (statement)
January 19, 2009

Task Force commemorates legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and historic inauguration of nation’s first black president (statement)
January 19, 2009

Task Force responds to selection of Bishop Gene Robinson to deliver prayer at inauguration’s opening ceremony (statement)
January 12, 2009

Task Force Action Fund urges President-elect Obama to leave no community behind in new economic stimulus plan (statement)
January 8, 2009

Task Force denounces selection of Rick Warren to give invocation at inauguration (statement)
December 19, 2008

World AIDS Day 2008: National Gay and Lesbian Task Force urges greater federal response to HIV/AIDS (statement)
November 28, 2008

National Gay and Lesbian Task Force applauds Florida court ruling granting adoption rights to gay father (statement)
November 25, 2008

National Gay and Lesbian Task Force commemorates Transgender Day of Remembrance (statement)
November 20, 2008

National LGBT rights leader says stand firm, move forward (commentary)
November 19, 2008

Task Force Action Fund deeply disappointed in passage of California's Proposition 8 (statement)
November 6, 2008

Task Force Action Fund responds to election of Barack Obama as next president (statement)
November 4, 2008

Task Force hails historic Connecticut Supreme Court ruling granting the freedom to marry to same-sex couples (statement)
October 10, 2008

Ten years. Thousands victimized. Not enough action. (statement)
October 7, 2008

Rea Carey, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights leader, demands higher standard from national candidates (statement)
October 3, 2008

Remarks given by Rea Carey at the Los Angeles Leadership Awards (speech)
September 21, 2008

Montgomery County transgender nondiscrimination law protected from repeal effort (statement)
September 9, 2008

Task Force mourns death of pioneering community hero Del Martin (statement)
August 27, 2008

Task Force Action Fund applauds broad and historic inclusion of LGBT issues in proposed Democratic National platform (statement)
August 11, 2008

Task Force Action Fund applauds U.S. House vote to repeal HIV travel ban (statement)
July 25, 2008

Task Force expresses disappointment in Montgomery County court decision (statement)
July 24, 2008

Task Force Action Fund calls for end to discriminatory 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' policy (statement)
July 23, 2008

Task Force Action Fund applauds Congress for today’s historic hearing on transgender discrimination in the workplace (statement)
June 26, 2008

National leader says passage of Runaway and Homeless Youth Protection Act is critical to saving lives of LGBT youth (statement)
June 19, 2008

Task Force sends well wishes to same-sex couple newlyweds (statement)
June 17, 2008

Task Force Action Fund commends formation of Congressional Equality Caucus for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Americans (statement)
June 4, 2008

Task Force Action Fund applauds New York Assembly for historic vote on transgender rights (statement)
June 3, 2008

Task Force Action Fund applauds New York Gov. David Paterson's leadership in honoring and recognizing same-sex marriages (statement)
May 29, 2008

Task Force questions critical appointments to APA’s Committee on Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders (statement)
May 28, 2008

Task Force extends thoughts and prayers to U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy following diagnosis (statement)
May 21, 2008

Task Force Action Fund applauds Miami-Dade County Commission’s approval of domestic partner ordinance (statement)
May 20, 2008

Task Force hails historic California Supreme Court decision supporting the freedom to marry (statement)
May 15, 2008

Task Force mourns death of Mildred Loving (statement)
May 7, 2008

On the Eve of Pride Season 2008 (speech)
Speech given by Rea Carey at the D.C. Leadership Awards, May 3, 2008

Action Fund vows to continue fighting attempts to prohibit same-sex couples from securing marriage equality in California (statement)
April 24, 2008