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June 26, 2024

National LGBTQ Wall of Honor 2024 at the Historic Stonewall Inn Announces Additions

The International Imperial Court Council and the National LGBTQ Task Force will add five individuals who have has tremendous impact on the LGBTQ movement at the sixth annual National LGBTQ Wall of Honor at the historic Stonewall Inn. The ceremony will take place on June 27 at 6:00 pm ET at 53 Christopher Street, New…
June 14, 2024

Pride Month: A History of Resistance

Pride is more than just a party: it’s a political catalyst that’s been building social change for years.
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May 1, 2024

Celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month 

Featuring AAPI-Led/Serving Organizations and Initiatives Working to Secure the Ability to Thrive Within the Intersections of All Our Identities
A group of people in from of the U.S. Capitol with signs that reads "Trans People Belong." They are smiling and facing the camera.
March 30, 2024

Celebrating Trans Day of Visibility

This week and every day the National LGBTQ Task Force – the country’s oldest LGBTQ+ advocacy organization – honors our trans, nonbinary and gender non-confirming siblings around the world.   On March 31st we join in annually observing Transgender Day of Visibility (TDOV). Trans people deserve so much more than visibility and representation remains important. Join us in uplifting and…
March 26, 2024

LGBTQ+ People and the Supreme Court Mifepristone Case

U.S. Supreme Court hears oral arguments in a critical case that could restrict Mifepristone as a pillar of choice and continue to roll back reproductive health access for all
March 14, 2024

Demanding Justice and Accountability: Addressing Systemic Failures in the Wake of Nex Benedict’s Tragic Death

The death of Nex Benedict and reports that Nex took their own life continue to break our hearts, frustrate us, and anger us—this also moves us to action. Every system that should have protected Nex and supported their education and safety did not do their jobs. In the current climate, we know that Nex is…
March 12, 2024

Settlement Achieved in Challenge to Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay or Trans” Law

The settlement of the challenge against the “Don’t Say Gay or Trans” law in Florida is a welcome and life-saving development and a win for the people of Florida. This decision is the direct result of activist and community efforts to fight harmful and discriminatory laws. These attacks were inflicted by elected officials and far-right…
March 1, 2024

Celebrating Women’s History Month

In the spirit of Women’s History Month, the National LGBTQ Task Force continues to honor and celebrate the remarkable contributions of women+ and femmes. In that vein, we highlight four influential women+ and femmes who have left an indelible mark on history.   Kierra Johnson  Joining the Task Force in 2018 as Deputy Executive Director, Kierra’s…

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June 12, 2024

National LGBTQ Task Force Announces Local Honorees for Annual Gala

(MIAMI, FL – MARCH 7, 2024) The National LGBTQ Task Force announces initial plans for its 2024 Gala, which will tentatively be held on October 19 in Miami Beach. The Gala is the premier annual national celebration in South Florida’s LGBTQ+ community and serves as a night for LGBTQ+ people and allies to unite as…
Understanding Intersectional Data Equity: From the Sexual Orientation Gender Identity Sexual Characteristics (SOGISC or SOGI) Lens April 2024 Clermon E. Acklin III, ESQ on behalf of the National LGBTQ Task Force
April 29, 2024

Health Equity Cannot Be Achieved Without Data Equity

Data Equity Coalition calls for standardized data collection methods around race, ethnicity, language (REL), sexual orientation, gender identity (SOGI), and disability status through a new series of issue briefs.
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April 10, 2024

National LGBTQ Task Force Honored for DEI Website and Mobile Site in 28th Annual Webby Awards 

National LGBTQ Task Force Honored in 28th Annual Webby Awards for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Websites and Mobile Sites.