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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.

State of LGBT Equality in 15 Florida Cities Detailed in HRC's New Municipal Equality Index

LOCAL | Nov 22
The Human Rights Campaign released its third annual report assessing LGBT equality in 353 cities across the nation, including 15 in Florida.

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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