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.

Griffin has led a major expansion of the LGBTQ rights organization.

November 15 2018 1:17 PM

Politicians, aware the queer electorate could swing their races, are specifically reaching out to LGBTQ voters.

November 05 2018 8:49 AM

As the midterms approach, organizers are working tirelessly in key states.

October 29 2018 4:11 AM

The Human Rights Campaign and others called for gun reform in the wake of a mass shooting at a Pittsburgh temple.

October 27 2018 3:48 PM

More than 1,500 signed a letter opposing the Trump administration's plan to deny the existence of transgender people.

October 27 2018 6:24 AM

A rare joint press conference illustrated the severity of the Trump administration's latest attack on LGBTQ rights.

October 22 2018 2:46 PM

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