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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.

McBride — the first openly trans person to speak at a major political convention and currently the press secretary for the Human Rights Campaign — throws her hat in the ring.

July 09 2019 5:06 PM

Alphonso David will succeed Chad Griffin at the helm of the nation's largest LGBTQ rights organization.

June 25 2019 1:33 PM

The out Single Parents star discussed his coming-out journey at a gala for the Human Rights Campaign.

June 05 2019 6:25 PM

At an HRC gala in Las Vegas, the gay presidential candidate said "we’re told we need to choose between supporting an autoworker and supporting a trans woman of color."

May 13 2019 7:42 PM

The LGBTQ organization's Atlanta gala will feature actors, writers, and politicians.

April 26 2019 10:48 AM

Gay presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg's husband told the crowd at an HRC event that his husband is ready to for the White House and America is ready for him. 

April 07 2019 6:43 PM

Marcia Gay Harden, Yeardley Smith, and more sent love to the transgender and GNC communities. And trans singer Shea Diamond gave advice to allies.

March 31 2019 1:47 PM