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.
Op-ed: Federal Equality, Nothing More, Nothing Less
December 05 2014 4:30 AM ET

Op-ed: Federal Equality, Nothing More, Nothing Less

Chad Griffin

As the next session of Congress begins, Human Rights Campaign president Chad Griffin explains why LGBT activists are gearing up to support a new piece of legislation.

WATCH: Meet the Trans Christian Woman Fighting for Mississippi Equality
December 03 2014 1:56 PM ET

WATCH: This Trans Christian Is Fighting for Miss. Equality

Mitch Kellaway

In a possible first for trans visibility in a televised public education campaign, Blossom Brown shares her story with HRC's 'All God's Children' series.

Op-ed: HRC Report Shows Trans Equality Starts at the Water Cooler
November 19 2014 6:00 AM ET

Op-ed: Trans Equality Starts at the Water Cooler

Jeff Krehely

A new report by the Human Rights Campaign shows great progress in trans equality in corporate America. But there's still much work to be done.

Op-ed: Yes, We Can Still Make LGBT Allies With a Republican Majority
November 06 2014 5:11 AM ET

Op-ed: Yes, LGBTs Can Still Find Allies With a GOP Majority

Chad Griffin

The election results may sting for some, but HRC president Chad Griffin says it's more important than ever to keep fighting on.

WATCH: Bill Clinton Trumpets Both HRC and Hillary's Accomplishments at Annual Gala
October 27 2014 2:24 PM ET

WATCH: Bill Clinton Trumpets Both HRC and Hillary's Accomplishments at Annual Gala

Jorge Rodriguez-Jimenez

Bill Clinton spoke at the 18th annual National HRC Gala urging LGBT activists and community members to continue the fight for LGBT rights domestically and abroad.

EXCLUSIVE: Jennifer Hudson Raises Her Voice for Marriage Equality
October 22 2014 5:00 AM ET

Jennifer Hudson Raises Her Voice for Marriage Equality

Jase Peeples

Jennifer Hudson has joined forces with W Hotels and the Human Rights Campaign for a new initiative fighting for marriage equality across all 50 states.

Human Rights Campaign Endorses PrEP, Calls for More Access
October 19 2014 9:26 AM ET

HRC Endorses PrEP, Calls for More Access

Neal Broverman

The nation's largest and most influential LGBT advocacy group puts its stamp of approval on Truvada, a drug that's been shown to dramatically reduce HIV transmission.

Op-ed: LGBT Americans Celebrate, But Atrocities Abroad Escalate
October 17 2014 5:20 AM ET

U.S. LGBTs Celebrate, But Atrocities Abroad Escalate

Ty Cobb

On the eve of the international day of solidarity with LGBT Egyptians, be mindful of how our brothers and sisters abroad still need our support.

Op-ed: Hospitals Are Failing LGBTs
October 15 2014 7:00 AM ET

Op-ed: Hospitals Are Failing Our Community

Jeff Krehely

Though there is improvement, too many LGBT patients are still suffering because of discrimination by hospitals, according to the Human Rights Campaign.

Op-ed: A Victory But Not Justice for All
October 07 2014 4:10 AM ET

Op-ed: HRC's Chad Griffin Says Delaying Justice Is 'Maddening'

Chad Griffin

HRC president Chad Griffin toasts the states that extend the right to marry to all couples, but acknowledges many couples still seek equal justice.

Op-ed: Why Our Next Attorney General Should Be LGBT
October 02 2014 4:00 AM ET

Op-ed: Why Our Next Attorney General Should Be LGBT

Chad Griffin

This isn't about symbolism or filling a quota. It's about enduring justice for all Americans, says the president of HRC.

HRC Report: Bi Youth Face Greater Challenges Than Gay & Lesbian Peers
September 23 2014 12:20 PM ET

HRC Report: Bi Youth Face Greater Challenges Than Gay & Lesbian Peers

Eliel Cruz

The study, one of the largest ever on the subject, found that bi youth encounter high levels of skepticism and harassment.

America's Globetrotting Homophobes Exposed, Put on Notice in New HRC Report
September 16 2014 4:24 PM ET

Hate: America's Sleeper Export Exposed

Thom Senzee

A new HRC report shows an industry of anti-LGBT hate being exported all around the world.

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