Tag: NGLTF

Why raising the minimum wage is an LGBT issue

Tomorrow, the U.S. Senate votes on raising the minimum wage to $10.10. The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights sent some statistics compiled by their LGBT partners, the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force and the National Center for Transgender Equality.

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AMA adopts policy supporting same-sex marriage

The American Medical Association today adopted a new policy in support of same-sex marriage, saying that excluding sa,e-sex couples from legal marriage recognition is discriminatory and that the AMA supports relationship...

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Rea Carey's 'State of the Movement' address

Rea Carey, executive director of National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, delivered the “State of the Movement” address at Creating Change. Here it is in four parts, about 40 minutes and worth watching if you missed it....

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Creating Change: Day 4

What an amazing day at Creating Change. As I walked into the hotel, I met an old friend, Marilyn Bennett. She is the former development director of Resource Center Dallas and now lives in Montana and is working on a video...

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Scenes from Creating Change

Encouraging the LGBT community to be counted in the census Conference director Sue Hyde Transgender activist Grace Sterling Stowell received the Sue J. Hyde Activism Award for Longevity in the Movement. Comedian Kate Clinton is...

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Creating Change: Day 3

Rebecca Voelkel and Pedro Julio Serrano at Creating Change I’m on my way down to the Sheraton Hotel for more of the great Creating Change conference. Meeting so many activists from across the country has been exhilirating....

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One day to go till Creating Change

The Creating Change conference opens at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel tomorrow. National Gay and Lesbian Task Force staff has been in Dallas, some since last week. Attendees began arriving last night. Earlier today I walked into an...

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