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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.

David, fired by the Human Rights Campaign last week, made a charge of racism in the first interview he's given since his ouster. 

September 13 2021 1:27 PM

David, now fired as head of the Human Rights Campaign, should have risked losing a friend rather than losing his job.

September 07 2021 3:17 PM

The organization's boards fired him "for cause" after a flurry of statements were released over the weekend.

September 06 2021 11:28 PM

HRC President Alphonso David says he's been asked to resign over his work for former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo but will not.

September 05 2021 10:37 PM Updated

The group has hired a prominent law firm to investigate whether its leader's involvement in Cuomo's response to sexual harassment accusations was appropriate.

August 09 2021 9:15 AM

David, the organization's president, is under fire because of his role in helping his former boss, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, respond to accusations of sexual harassment.

August 05 2021 2:23 PM

Alphonso David had been the New York governor's lawyer before joining the Human Rights Campaign and was involved in the response to sexual harassment accusations.

August 03 2021 8:30 PM
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