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.

Investing millions of dollars and hiring new staff, HRC hopes to influence congressional and gubernatorial races.

July 11 2017 3:14 PM

The Human Rights Campaign is criticizing the Pentagon for not yet moving ahead with a permanent end to the trans military ban.

June 25 2017 1:48 PM

The case brought by Winston Godwin and Greg DaRoche led the Bermuda Supreme Court to rule for marriage equality.

May 08 2017 5:45 PM

The actress and activist brought the crowd to its feet in an a speech that calls for unity. 

March 19 2017 4:23 PM

Recent attacks on LGBT centers, mosques, and Jewish cemeteries highlight how different communities must stand together against hatred, writes HRC's Mary Beth Maxwell.

March 15 2017 6:39 AM

A man in Texas is hoping to be reunited with his partner from Iran in three months.

March 09 2017 9:22 PM

Attendees of the conservative conference looking for gay love also found an ad calling out their hypocrisy.

February 26 2017 2:41 PM