Reports & Research
The Task Force's Policy Institute conducts groundbreaking research and policy analysis on hot-button issues affecting the LGBT community. We have everything from full reports to fact sheets to our very popular graphic issue maps. (Now in black and white AND color!)
If you know exactly what you’re looking for, it’s probably easiest for you to go to a particular section right off the bat: reports, issue maps, or fact sheets. But if you're not sure, or just want to look around, go to the main "Reports and Research" page . Under the "Featured Report" you'll see a search bar. You can either search for a report by name, or by type of report or by a particular issue. If you want to see everything we have to offer—and it is a lot—just look under the search bar. All of our publications are listed there in chronological order.
The Task Force and the Task Force Action Fund are continually coming out with new publications, so check back often for the latest up-to-the-minute facts and figures.
National Transgender Discrimination Survey .
Transgender and gender non-comforming people face shocking levels of discrimination in employment, education, health care and other areas. Read the just released results of this groundbreaking survey.
January 06, 2014United States map highlighting states with legal recognition of same-sex relationships.
June 21, 2013United States map highlighting state laws that ban discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and/or gender identity.
June 21, 2013This United States map highlights states with laws that address hate crimes based on sexual orientation and/or gender identity.
May 15, 2013This United States map indicates which states have prohibited same-sex relationships by statute and/or constitutional amendment.
June 24, 2003This United States map indicates the presence and type (same-gender-only, versus opposite- and same-gender) of sodomy laws prior to the 2003 Lawrence v. Texas decision.
April 19, 2003This United States map illustrates the complete absence of sodomy laws after the 2003 Lawrence v. Texas decision. This information has required no update since April 2003.
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