Human Rights Campaign

The Human Rights Campaign represents a grassroots force of over 750,000 members and supporters nationwide. As the largest national lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization, HRC envisions an America where LGBT people are ensured of their basic equal rights, and can be open, honest and safe at home, at work and in the community.

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Friday, October 05, 2018
Senator Collins’s Deeply Disappointing Vote Will Have Long Lasting Consequences for Millions
Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization, responded to the news that Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) intends to vote for Brett Kavanaugh to be confirmed to the Supreme Court of the United States. “We are...
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Monday, October 01, 2018
Kavanaugh Lied Under Oath & Must Be Held Accountable
Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization, called on the U.S. Senate to hold Brett Kavanaugh responsible for lying under oath to the Senate Judiciary Committee and to reject his nomination. “No one...
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Thursday, September 27, 2018
We Believe Dr. Blasey Ford. If the White House Does Not Withdraw Kavanaugh, the Senate Must Reject His Nomination
Today, following the credible testimony of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) again called on the White House to withdraw Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination and for members of the United States Senate to oppose his confirmation to the Supreme Court of the United States. To date,...
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Thursday, November 09, 2017
HRC Scores L.L. Bean Inc.’s LGBTQ-Inclusive Workplace Policies in New Corporate Equality Index
Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization, announced a record number of the nation’s major companies and law firms are advancing vital policies and practices to...
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Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Senators Send Letter to DeVos about Civil Rights Enforcement at the Department of Education
Earlier today, 34 Democratic U.S. senators, led by Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), sent a letter to Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos expressing disappointment and alarm over the Trump-Pence Administration’s efforts to diminish the U.S. Department of Education’s (ED) enforcement of civil rights laws...
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Wednesday, May 03, 2017
HRC Responds to Rumored License to Discriminate EO
Today, HRC responded to a new media report about a rumored #LicenseToDiscriminate order that puts millions of LGBTQ Americans and women at risk of discrimination. Earlier this year, a leaked draft of this discriminatory order led to a national outcry from civil rights organizations and millions of...
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Wednesday, April 05, 2017
Ruling Affirms Civil Rights Laws Protect Employees from Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation
Today, HRC hailed a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit finding that Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act includes protections based on sexual orientation. This decision marks the first time a federal appellate court has ruled this way and reverses a previous decision...
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Monday, February 06, 2017
North Carolina Must Immediately Repeal HB2 or Lose NCAA Championship Games Through 2022
Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) and Equality NC blasted North Carolina Republican leadership’s reckless refusal to allow a vote to fully repeal HB2 -- the deeply discriminatory law that continues to inflict profound damage on the state’s people, reputation, and economy. In a letter sent to...
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Monday, December 19, 2016
North Carolina General Assembly Must Immediately Repeal HB2
Today, HRC and Equality North Carolina released the following statements following the Charlotte City Council’s vote to withdraw the city’s non-discrimination ordinance pending the North Carolina General Assembly’s vote to fully repeal the state’s deeply discriminatory HB2. City leaders also...
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Thursday, August 11, 2016
Alarming CDC Data Show LGBTQ Youth Face High Rates of Violence and Bullying
The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization, today responded to the alarming results from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) nationwide survey of high school...
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