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National Gay and Lesbian Task Force to celebrate 40 years at L.A. brunch | VIDEO

LOS ANGELES -- The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force will celebrate 40 years of progressive activism this weekend with a special brunch fundraiser in Los Angeles on Sunday.

Known as one of the nation's leading LGBT equality organizations, the Task Force has been at the forefront of most of the community's equality battles. The organization was founded in 1973, and its earliest work included successfully changing the American Psychiatric Association's classification of homosexuality as a mental disorder.

At LGBT conference, leaders warn against too much focus on marriage over other issues

BALTIMORE, Md. -- This weekend approximately 3,000 lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender activists descended upon Baltimore, Md., for a national advocacy conference, while a few miles away the Republican branch of Congress — which consistently resists pro-LGBT policies – gathered for a retreat.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Have the GOP candidates pissed you off yet?

Have you heard some of the shocking things the GOP candidates are saying when asked about LGBT rights during their campaign for their party's nomination?

Rick Santorum thinks gay couples don't live in every state, only in certain ones. There aren't any gay people in your state, right?

When asked by students in New Hampshire why he didn't support same-sex marriage, Santorum tried to turn the question back on the students: "So anyone can marry anybody else?" No. Never. How ridiculous!

Mitt Romney can't remember whether he stands for equality or not. How unfortunate.