This annual event remembers people lost to anti-transgender violence over the past year. For more information, including a list of related events, visit www. We hold in our hearts and thoughts those lost to anti-transgender hate violence. Let us all use this day to not only remember, but to rededicate ourselves to bringing an end to discrimination and violence against transgender people. As our national study shows, discrimination is pervasive and severe toward transgender and gender non-conforming people. The alarming personal stories and stats show that transgender people face injustice everywhere and in many ways.
Holley Law Fellows - National Gay and Lesbian Task Force
Leading LGBT Group Weighs In On Gambling Fight
Laws around the world. Rights by country. Military service. Anti-LGBT violence. LGBT rights organizations. It was founded in in New York.
by National Gay and Lesbian Task Force
Title: Holley Law Fellows. Suite Washington, DC
More recently, the Task Force has shifted its focus to its annual Creating Change conference and provides some grant funding to other organizations. In , the Task Force successfully lobbied the government to permit the hiring of openly gay federal employees. Also in the s, the Task Force created the Gay Media Task Force to monitor the portrayal of gay characters in movies and television. In , the Task Force opposed the Family Protection Act, which gave parents more control over local schools leading to fears it would lead to anti-gay discrimination. In , the Task Force formed the Privacy Project, which aimed to repeal anti-sodomy laws across the country.