National Gay and Lesbian Task Force UPDATE
July 5, 2006

In the News:

Civic, religious, civil rights leaders join to
      declare 'Marriage Matters'
Register now for Creating Change 2006
Become a sponsor of the Task Force’s
      Miami Recognition Dinner!
In the states


Civic, religious, civil rights leaders join to declare 'Marriage Matters'

Full-page newspaper ads feature diverse allies committed to the fight for dignity and equality for gay couples. Click to learn more about the ad campaign and for a list of organizational partners fighting for marriage equality.

[ View the ad ]
[ Read the press release ]


Register now for Creating Change 2006

The nation's premier LGBT organizing gathering is coming to Kansas City, Mo., Nov. 8–12. For more details, download a copy of the conference brochure.

[ Register today for Creating Change ]


Become a sponsor of the Task Force’s Miami Recognition Dinner!

The 2006 Miami Recognition Dinner, presented by Merrill Lynch, will take place Saturday, Nov. 4. The event, now in its 10th year, will once again be held at Loews Miami Beach Hotel, the site of last year’s dinner, which drew a 700-plus crowd.

Merrill Lynch has signed on as Presenting Sponsor, Williamson Cadillac-Hummer has committed to a Platinum sponsorship, Leadership Council members Olive Watson (a Task Force board member) & Joanna Grover/Watson are Gold sponsors, and Andrew Tobias & Charles Nolan and James Garbus & Jim Vinett are Silver sponsors.

Sponsorship opportunities range from $3,000 to $10,000. To become a sponsor or for more information, contact Michael Bath at 305.571.1924 or


In the states

An unprecedented coalition of groups from the LGBT community came together today to declare their opposition to the ballot measure that would ban affirmative action in Michigan. Read about it here.


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