Last updated on: 10/24/2007 | Author: ProCon.org

National Gay and Lesbian Task Force (NGLTF) Biography

Position:
Pro to the question "Is the ACLU Good for America?"
Reasoning:

“The American Civil Liberties Union, the Human Rights Campaign and the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force (NGLTF) are working together to engage more gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Americans in the national campaign to end workplace discrimination for LGBT workers.”

“ACLU, HRC and the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Seek Workplace Discrimination Stories for Upcoming Push for ENDA,” Feb. 26, 2007

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
  Organizations/VIPs/Other
Individuals and organizations that do not fit into the other star categories.
Description:

“The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, Inc. (NGLTF, Inc.), founded in 1973 and incorporated in 1974, works to build the grassroots political power of the LGBT community to win complete equality. We do this through direct and grassroots lobbying to defeat anti-LGBT ballot initiatives and legislation and pass pro-LGBT legislation and other measures.”

“About Us,” NGLTF website (accessed Oct. 24, 2007)

Mission:

“The mission of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force is to build the political power of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community from the ground up.”

“About Us,” NGLTF website (accessed Oct. 24, 2007)

Other:
501(c)(3) non-profit corporation
Quoted in:
  1. Should Same-Sex Marriage Be Allowed?