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.
How the Midwest Will Be Won for Equality

How the Midwest Will Be Won for Equality

Big groups like the HRC had focused on more populous states, but these days that seems to be changing.

Op-ed: HIV-Positive LGBT Women Are Discounted, Miscounted, and Uncounted

Op-ed: HIV-Positive Women: Discounted, Uncounted

A decade after the first National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, men remain the face of the disease.

WATCH: Joe Biden Compares Selma and Stonewall, Disses Ben Carson

WATCH: Joe Biden Compares Selma and Stonewall, Disses Ben Carson

In a speech to the HRC, Biden discusses the unity of all civil rights movements and shakes his head at Carson's 'ridiculous assertion' that being gay is a choice.

Psychology Today Removes Ads for 'Ex-Gay' Therapy

Psychology Today Removes Ads for 'Ex-Gay' Therapy

The publication responded to a call from the Human Rights Campaign to cease carrying listings for the discredited practice.

HRC Asks: Why Is Psychology Today Advertising 'Ex-Gay' Therapy?

Why Is Psychology Today Advertising 'Ex-Gay' Therapy?

The advocacy group has discovered ads for the discredited therapy on the magazine's website.

Ad Council Launches Pro-LGBT 'Love Has No Labels' Campaign

Ad Council Launches Pro-LGBT Campaign

Major brands like Coke and Pepsi band together to eliminate bias.

Urban Outfitters Under Fire for Pink Triangle Tapestry

Urban Outfitters Under Fire for Pink Triangle Tapestry

The triangle is against a gray- and white-striped background, making the tapestry resemble uniforms gay prisoners had to wear in Nazi concentration camps.

State Dept. to Appoint LGBT Rights Envoy

State Dept. to Appoint LGBT Rights Envoy

The envoy, to be selected from within the department, will oversee the U.S. government's efforts to promote LGBT equality around the world.

Op-ed: The LGBT Significance of the State of the Union

Op-ed: The LGBT Significance of the State of the Union

Obama made a game-changing argument in his recent speech: that protecting the LGBT community furthers national security, says the deputy director of HRC Global.

HRC Releases 'Christian Conversation' Guide

HRC Releases 'Christian Conversation' Guide

The Human Rights Campaign has released 'A Christian Conversation Guide: Creating Safe and Inclusive Spaces for People Who are LGBT.'

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