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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.

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

Outrage over a Black Lives Matter protest halting a Toronto Pride parade came just days before the shootings have left the nation shocked again.

July 07 2016 2:26 PM

The Advocate spoke to Chad Griffin and Sarah Kate Ellis on the ground about the tragedy in Orlando.

June 14 2016 2:51 PM

In going after Donald Trump for his statement opposing North Carolina's HB 2, the U.S. senator from Texas perpetuates the myth that transgender women are men and could be predators.

April 22 2016 10:31 AM
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