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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.

Dozens of Fortune 500 companies are urging Congress to pass the LGBTQ+ civil rights legislation.

April 28 2021 2:54 PM

The groundbreaking series about ballroom culture will receive the Human Rights Campaign's National Visibility and Impact Award.

April 20 2021 9:00 AM

Transgender Day of Visibility finds the community more visible than ever but having to fend off unprecedented attacks.

March 31 2021 9:01 AM

Imani Rupert-Gordon, Alphonso David, and Kierra Johnson are the new faces of queer activism.

February 02 2021 6:45 PM

The annual Human Rights Campaign State Equality Index labeled Texas as a "high priority to achieve basic equality."

February 02 2021 4:23 PM

The Human Rights Campaign released its Corporate Equality Index, and dozens of businesses nabbed perfect scores for the first time.

January 29 2021 4:44 PM

GLAAD's Sarah Kate Ellis and others mark “a new page in history for our country and the LGBTQ community.” 

January 20 2021 3:34 PM