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Nov 18, 2013, 15:04 ET Laverne Cox for Creating Change

"Orange is the New Black" star and activist to keynote 2014 Creating Change Conference Television star, actress and activist Laverne Cox will...


Oct 24, 2013, 09:30 ET The 26th Annual National Conference on LGBT Equality: Creating Change

Early Bird Registration Discount Ends October 31  More than 3,500 lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights advocates from...


May 23, 2013, 12:53 ET The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force to Be Honored as Community Grand Marshal at LA PRIDE

Christopher Street West (CSW), producers of LA PRIDE, has announced that the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force will be honored as the 2013...


Jun 19, 2007, 01:00 ET National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Applauds New York Assembly for Historic Vote on Marriage Equality

NEW YORK, June 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, by a vote of 85 to 61, the New York State Assembly passed a bill sponsored by Governor Eliot...


Feb 24, 2007, 00:00 ET National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Mourns Death of Elderly Detroit Man Viciously Beaten In Hate-Laced Attack

WASHINGTON, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A 72-year-old Detroit man who was attacked Feb. 13 and left paralyzed from the neck down died today...


Feb 02, 2007, 00:00 ET National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Reacts to Michigan Court Ruling Stripping Domestic Partner Benefits from Public Employees

WASHINGTON, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement is from Matt Foreman, executive director, National Gay and Lesbian Task...


Jan 02, 2007, 00:00 ET Massachusetts Lawmakers Advance Proposed 2008 Ballot Measure That Would End Marriage Equality in Bay State

WASHINGTON, Jan. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Massachusetts legislators, in today's last session of the state's 2006 constitutional convention,...