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National Gay and Lesbian Task Force

LETTER TO COMMUNITY: Please sign ENDA petition

Thankfully, on June 12 a Senate committee will finally hold a hearing on ENDA. This is our chance to shine a spotlight on the real harm caused by these forms of workplace discrimination. But we need the Senate to go further — ENDA needs to be voted out of committee and sent to the Senate floor!

Affordable Care Act: How LGBT people benefit

There are lots of things that people don't know or understand about the health care reform law, known as the Affordable Care Act (ACA). When I was working for a member of Congress during the ACA debates, I fielded lots of calls with questions about what would happen if the measure passed.

LETTER TO COMMUNITY: Demand government include us in Census

Demand that the federal government include questions that identify LGBT people and their families in the Census. By making sure we're counted, we’re providing activists and advocates with the data necessary to demand real change and equality.

LETTER TO COMMUNITY: How will YOU create change in 2012?

The NGLTF's Creating Change conference is inspiring and full of life, and San Diego attendee Hector Martinez comes away motivated. Find out why.

New federal rules ensure equal access to HUD housing for LGBT Americans

"If you are denying HUD housing to people on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity, actual or perceived, you're discriminating, you're breaking the law, and you will be held accountable. That's what equal access means, and that's what this rule is going to do."

COMMENTARY: Transgender, victimized and black

It’s not easy for any person of African descent to be LGBTQ in our black communities, but our transgender brothers and sisters might feel the most discrimination.