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Read the latest news about HRC, the largest LGBT nonprofit and lobbyist group in the United States. Learn about the Human Rights Campaign’s work in areas like marriage equality, hate crime prevention, adoption by same-sex couples, immigration, faith, parenting, and youth outreach. Discover more about HRC’s role in the repeal of ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ as well as the passing of the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act. Find out about the important work of HRC and other LGBT organizations and leaders working toward equality.
HRC: Growth In Arkansas LGBT Visibility Meets Unwavering Discrimination
July 28 2014 3:41 PM ET

HRC: Growth In Arkansas LGBT Visibility Meets Unwavering Discrimination

Jorge Rodriguez-Jimenez

Despite a growing visibility within the states, LGBT Arkansans are facing discrimination and harassment at work, school, and their houses of worship.

WATCH: LGBT Southerners Keep Up the Fight for Equality
May 12 2014 7:10 PM ET

WATCH: LGBT Southerners Keep Up the Fight for Equality

Trudy Ring

In a new video for HRC's Project One America campaign, LGBT residents of three southern states say there's reason to believe the times are a-changin'.

HRC Sets Its Sights on the Deep South
April 26 2014 7:33 PM ET

HRC Sets Its Sights on the Deep South

Neal Broverman

The LGBT rights organization is opening offices in Arkansas, Alabama, and Mississippi.

Op-ed: Chad Griffin on Controversial Marriage Equality Book
April 23 2014 7:49 PM ET

Op-ed: Standing on the Shoulders of Giants

Chad Griffin

HRC executive director Chad Griffin on the controversial book Forcing the Spring, which documents the fight for marriage equality.

Op-ed: What Not To Do, When Calling Yourself a Transgender Ally
February 07 2014 9:00 AM ET

Op-ed: What Not To Do, When Calling Yourself a Trans Ally

Jeff Krehely

Jeff Krehely, the chief foundation officer of the Human Rights Campaign, discusses the importance of transgender advocacy, in light of the recent controversy surrounding Janet Mock and Piers Morgan.

Who Has Given Russia The Coldest Shoulder, So Far?
February 03 2014 2:00 PM ET

Who Has Given Russia The Coldest Shoulder, So Far?

Michelle Garcia

While there is no one way to register unhappiness with Russia's laws and antigay violence, some are much colder than others.

Sen. Kirk Blocks Antigay Panel in Capitol Offices
November 15 2013 2:45 PM ET

Sen. Kirk Blocks Antigay Panel in Capitol Offices

Sunnivie Brydum

The Illinois Republican said he 'doesn't affiliate with groups that discriminate.' Meanwhile, Speaker Boehner found them a new place to meet.

WATCH: Russian Gov't Spying on LGBT Activists Meeting With HRC, All Out
November 14 2013 3:27 PM ET

Russia Is Spying on LGBT Activists Who Meet With HRC

Sunnivie Brydum

A so-called exposé that aired on Russian television this week reveals that government officials recorded private conversations between LGBT activists and international human rights organizations in October.

Will Trans Folk Become an ENDA Bargaining Chip?
November 08 2013 7:00 AM ET

Will Trans Folk Become an ENDA Bargaining Chip?

Sunnivie Brydum

Now that the Employment Non-Discrimination Act has passed the U.S. Senate, it's up to the Republican-controlled House of Representatives to get the long-languishing legislation to President Obama's desk intact.

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