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.

The organization is backing the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019, set to be considered by a House committee today.

February 13 2019 9:00 AM

Two supposed feminists spouting anti-trans rhetoric barged in on the Human Rights Campaign's national press secretary.

January 31 2019 4:23 PM

The law guarantees that trans and nonbinary Chileans over the age of 14 can update their names on legal documents. 


passed a historic law protecting transgender and nonbinary people over the age of 14.

November 28 2018 4:19 PM

The Boy Erased actor slammed the discredited practice in this exclusive video from the Human Rights Campaign.

5:03 AM

Griffin has led a major expansion of the LGBTQ rights organization.

November 15 2018 1:17 PM

Politicians, aware the queer electorate could swing their races, are specifically reaching out to LGBTQ voters.

November 05 2018 8:49 AM

As the midterms approach, organizers are working tirelessly in key states.

October 29 2018 4:11 AM