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HRC Coalition Formed

NATIONAL | By Lainey Millen | Nov 8
The Human Rights Campaign announced at the close of the Clinton Global Initiative's annual meeting on Sept. 29, that it was creating a global coalition committed to advancing LGBT equality worldwide.

AIDS Activists Zap HRC's NYC Gala and DC Headquarters

AIDS | By EDGE | Feb 2
On Saturday night, activists from the AIDS Coalition To Unleash Power (ACT UP) gathered outside the Waldorf Astoria at a gala sponsored by Human Rights Campaign (HRC) to honor Fortune 500 corporations.

HRC Apologizes, Pledges Greater Support for Trans Equality

NATIONAL | By Chuck Colbert | Sep 16
The president of the nation's largest LGBT organization offered an apology to the transgender community at the same time he said the group would take a lead in advocating fully comprehensive federal LGBT civil-rights legislation.

Analysis: New Post Shows Arkansas as Battleground

NATIONAL | By Andrew DeMillo | Aug 4
With the hiring of a state director for the first time in Arkansas, the Human Rights Campaign has highlighted how much of a battleground the state has become in the fight over equal rights for gays and lesbians.

Skateboarding Icon Tony Hawk Comes Out for Same-Sex Marriage

CELEBRITIES | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 31
Skateboarding icon Tony Hawk announced his support for same-sex marriage in a video clip for the Human Rights Campaign posted to the LGBT organization's YouTube channel Wednesday.

Gay Group Raps White House on Discrimination Order

NATIONAL | By Josh Lederman | Apr 6
The nation’s largest gay rights group is criticizing the White House for saying that an executive order barring discrimination against federal contractors would be redundant if Congress passes a White House-supported bill.

Biden Pushes for ENDA, Blasts Human Rights Abuses

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 23
At a Human Rights Campaign Gala this weekend in Los Angeles, Vice President Joe Biden delivered a powerful speech to 1,000 guests, putting the world on blast for human rights abuses by focusing on the floundering Employment Non-Discrimination Act.

’Weird Al’ Donates Gaga’s Parody Song Proceeds to HRC

CELEBRITIES | By Jason St. Amand | Nov 22
"Weird Al" Yankovic announced that the Human Rights Campaign will be the recipient of profits from his Lady Gaga parody song, "Perform This Way."

HRC Celebrates A Year of Victories

POLITICS | By Justin Snow | Oct 12
The nation’s largest LGBT-rights organization was in celebration mode Saturday night Oct. 5, marking a year of historic victories from the ballot box to the Supreme Court of the United States.

Biden Cancels Speech at LGBT Event Amid Shutdown

POLITICS | By Josh Lederman | Oct 3
Vice President Joe Biden is canceling a speech to an influential gay rights group because of the government shutdown.

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