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HRC Apologizes, Pledges Greater Support for Trans Equality

By Chuck Colbert | Tuesday Sep 16, 2014
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

By Andrew DeMillo | Monday Aug 4, 2014
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

By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Jul 31, 2014
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

By Josh Lederman | Sunday Apr 6, 2014
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

By Winnie McCroy | Sunday Mar 23, 2014
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

By Jason St. Amand | Friday Nov 22, 2013
"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

By Justin Snow | Saturday Oct 12, 2013
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

By Josh Lederman | Thursday Oct 3, 2013
Vice President Joe Biden is canceling a speech to an influential gay rights group because of the government shutdown.

Biden to Headline Human Rights Campaign Dinner

By Ken Thomas | Friday Sep 27, 2013
Vice President Joe Biden is set to deliver the keynote address at the Human Rights Campaign’s annual dinner next month.

Don’t Want Barilla? Try These 5 LGBT-Friendly Brands

By Jason St. Amand | Friday Sep 27, 2013
Barilla’s president said that if gays don’t like the fact he refuses to use same-sex couples in advertising, to eat another brand of pasta. The Human Rights Campaign has rounded up five LGBT-friendly brands for you to choose from.