Human Rights Campaign (HRC)

The Human Rights Campaign is one of the most prominent LGBT organizations in the country. Learn all about the Human Rights Campaign’s mission to lobby for causes like marriage equality, adoption by same-sex couples, and their role in the repeal of ‘don’t ask, don’t tell.’ Also known as HRC, the organization was a key player in the passage of Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act, which provides legal protection for members of the LGBT community against violence. Find out about the important work of HRC and other LGBT organizations and leaders working toward equality.

An investigation by a New York newspaper undermined one of his core arguments.

September 04 2016 9:07 PM

Tweets from the Human Rights Campaign's Sarah McBride in reaction to the star's recent comments about race made headlines. McBride expands on why she touched a nerve.

August 09 2016 7:05 AM

Democrats nominated an out gay man to run against Rand Paul in Kentucky, but he's fighting without the complete support of LGBT groups.

August 02 2016 5:07 AM

Activists hope to utilize groups like the Human Rights Campaign to help end police violence against African-Americans.

July 29 2016 6:14 AM

The president of the Human Rights Campaign answered Donald Trump's call to "ask the gays," with a sharp rebuke of the Republican nominee's proposals.

July 28 2016 10:27 PM

Sarah McBride, the national press secretary for the Human Rights Campaign, talks to Dems about her support for Hillary Clinton.

July 28 2016 7:44 PM

"This is a family transition," says Wayne Maines in the new video from the Human Rights Campaign. "And that's what it needs to be." 

July 21 2016 11:52 AM