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.

Biden made the comments at the Human Rights Campaign's National Dinner, where Anne Hathaway denounced white, straight, and cis privilege.

September 16 2018 9:10 PM

Mary Beth Maxwell did not use the term with "bad intent," but that doesn't make it OK, said Human Rights Campaign president Chad Griffin.

August 24 2018 1:30 PM

Weller helped found the Gay Rights National Lobby, predecessor to the Human Rights Campaign.

July 16 2018 4:05 PM

Human Rights Campaign, Lambda Legal, GLAAD, and others are speaking out after the conservative justices once again backed Trump.

June 26 2018 1:59 PM

The White House wants to strip federal funding to Planned Parenthood and any facility that explains to patients their full options.

May 21 2018 6:25 PM

Progressive Marie Newman, backed by HRC and others, is challenging U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski in the Illinois Democratic primary.

March 16 2018 7:15 PM

Incumbent congressman Dan Lipinski has a poor record on LGBT rights and more, making Marie Newman a better choice, progressive groups say.

March 15 2018 5:23 PM