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: 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.'

Audra McDonald Rips Indiana Governor Over Law

Audra McDonald Rips Indiana Governor Over Law

The Broadway singer and actress tweeted her disgust with the newly passed Religious Freedom Restoration Act in Indiana.

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.

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