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Gay and Lesbian Rights Group Keeps Wyoming Staffed

Sunday Sep 21, 2014
One of the country's largest gay and lesbian rights organizations says it will permanently station staffers in Wyoming.

Anthony Bourdain Speaks Out for Marriage Equality

By EDGE | Thursday Aug 14, 2014
Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) released a video ad featuring Emmy Award-winning chef, author and TV host Anthony Bourdain for the group's Americans for Marriage Equality campaign.

ENDA Victim of Friendly Fire:: The ACLU & 6 LGBT Orgs Pull Support

By Bobby McGuire | Wednesday Jul 9, 2014
The Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) hit an unexpected stumbling block Tuesday, when six national gay rights organizations led by the ACLU, citing objections to the bill’s religious exemption, publicly withdrew their support for the legislation.

HRC Releases Report as Russia’s Anti-Gay Law Turns One

By EDGE | Friday Jun 27, 2014
The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) has released a new report detailing the disturbing trends of harassment, investigations, arrests, and acts of violence against LGBT Russians in the wake of the country’s gay propaganda law that was passed on June 29, 2013

Levi’s Launches Gay Pride Line

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Jun 16, 2014
Levi Jeans launched a new line of T-shirts, tank tops and hats just in time for LGBT Pride Month.

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.

Gays in Kenya Protest Against Ugandan Bill

Monday Feb 10, 2014
Gays and lesbians in Kenya have joined a global effort to protest against an anti-homosexuality bill passed by Uganda’s parliament and now in the hands of the country’s president.

Obama Used Word ’Gay’ 274 Times in 5 Years

Thursday Jan 23, 2014
The nation’s largest gay rights group, The Human Rights Campaign, did some digging and found that President Barack Obama has used "gay" 274 times since taking office in 2009.

Her HRC Holds Boston Superbowl Soiree

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Jan 22, 2014
On February 2, the Human Rights Campaign will return to Boston’s Harvard Square for Her HRC, a lesbian-focused event with entertainment and DJs.

HRC Seeks Fed Recognition For Utah Gay Marriages

By Julie Pace | Thursday Jan 9, 2014
The nation’s largest gay rights group is asking the federal government to recognize same-sex couples that married in Utah before the Supreme Court put these unions in the state on hold.