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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.

“We are at an exceedingly dangerous, unprecedented moment,” said Human Rights Campaign Interim President Joni Madison.

June 24 2022 11:40 AM

The Department of Education released the proposal as part of the 50th-anniversary celebration of the landmark civil rights law.

June 23 2022 1:30 PM

The organizations urge men who have sex with men to participate in the ADVANCE Study, which may offer alternatives to the ban.

June 22 2022 1:29 PM

"Today’s employees and customers justifiably have higher expectations for their workplaces and the companies they do business with."

June 08 2022 8:30 AM

TikTok has a history of censoring LGBTQ+ content. 

April 11 2022 5:30 PM

A lawsuit by former leader Alphonso David has the Human Rights Campaign dealing with allegations of racial discrimination.

8:13 AM

“You think we’re going around forcing our genitalia in people’s faces? We’re trying to go to the bathroom,” the teenager responded to the senator's questions.

March 16 2022 4:50 PM
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