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.
He Said, She Said: Privilege Check On I Am Cait

He Said, She Said: Privilege Check On I Am Cait

This week, the former Olympic hero struggles with her masculine-sounding voice, makes new friends and reveals more about her conservative political worldview.

Chad Griffin: We Must Fight for the National Equality Bill

Chad Griffin: We Must Fight for the National Equality Bill

The president of the Human Rights Campaign explains why a federal LGBT equality bill must pass Congress.

HRC Has #31Reasons to Keep Fighting: Employment Protections

Do You Live in One of These 31 'Unprotected' States?

A new infographic from the Human Rights Campaign shows that the fight for LGBT equality is far from over.

HRC's 'To-Do List' For President Obama

Do You Agree With HRC's 'To Do List' For President Obama?

The Human Rights Campaign's 2015 Blueprint for Positive Change is an LGBT laundry list of actions the Obama administration could take to improve the lives of LGBT people.

5 Most Disappointing Things We Learned About HRC's 'White Men's Club'

5 Disappointing Findings About HRC's 'White Men's Club'

A new internal diversity report reveals the Human Rights Campaign has a sexist work environment where only 'gay, white, male' employees advance into leadership positions.

FDA Reveals New Guidelines on Blood Ban
May 13 2015 1:10 PM ET

HRC Blasts FDA's Revised Blood Ban

Civil rights groups say the FDA's new guidelines are 'unacceptable' for retaining restrictions on blood donations by sexually active gay and bisexual men. And for transgender donors, there's also a change in the works.

Chad Griffin: San Antonio Mayor Needs to Protect Her LGBT Constituents

Op-ed: LGBT San Antonio Deserves Mayor's Protection

LGBT people are in the fight of their lives in Texas, but San Antonio Mayor Ivy Taylor says that’s all just a waste of time.

Op-ed: We Must Stop the Legislative War on Transgender People

Op-ed: We Must Stop the Legislative War on Trans People

The leaders of HRC and NCTE warn that the wave of proposed transgender bias bills, more than 100, is insidious.

Op-ed: It's Time for All LGBT People to Care About Police Brutality

Op-ed: It's Time All LGBTs Care About Police Brutality

With a police scandal rocking Baltimore, an African-American HRC staffer recounts her own terrifying encounter with an officer.

Major Companies Decry 'License to Discriminate' Bills

Major Companies Decry 'License to Discriminate' Bills

Apple, Levi Strauss, Microsoft, and others have signed on to a statement denouncing such legislation as 'bad for business.'

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