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.

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

The Simpsons actress delivered a moving speech on the importance of being an ally when accepting the HRC National Leadership Award.

March 30 2019 6:13 PM

The diva missed the 2019 HRC Los Angeles Dinner but showed her love for the LGBTQ community in an Instagram post.

March 30 2019 5:41 PM

The 2020 convention in Milwaukee will showcase the party's diversity and ideals, Solmonese says.

March 26 2019 4:02 PM

The HRC Foundation alongside the UCLA Luskin School will host Democratic presidential hopefuls for an event just on LGBTQ lives. 

March 18 2019 11:47 PM

The organization is backing the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019, set to be considered by a House committee today.

February 13 2019 9:00 AM