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Sep 20, 2013, 10:39 ET

HRC to Honor Jennifer Lopez with Ally for Equality Award at 2013 National Dinner

International icon to be honored for longtime advocacy of LGBT equality  Today the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest...

Aug 01, 2013, 15:44 ET

HRC Calls on Film Studios to Advocate for Repeal of Anti-LGBT Law in Russia

Hollywood has a chance to use powerful influence against government-sanctioned human rights violations in Russia Today, Human Rights Campaign...

May 16, 2013, 10:06 ET

Matthew Morrison & Human Rights Campaign Announce Partnership in Support of LGBT Equality

EMMY, TONY, and Golden Globe-nominated star Matthew Morrison is proud to announce that he is partnering with the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) in...

Mar 27, 2013, 17:38 ET

America's Biggest Celebrities, Brands Turn Red for Marriage Equality

Beyonce, Leonardo DiCaprio and Smirnoff, others have helped equality logo go viral  Over the past twenty four hours, many of America's...

Nov 26, 2012, 06:00 ET

Morgan Freeman Lends Voice to HRC National Marriage Equality Television Ad Campaign

Morgan Freeman voices spot touting "a dawn of a new day" The Human Rights Campaign, the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and...

Nov 25, 2012, 13:30 ET

Morgan Freeman Lends Voice to HRC National Marriage Equality Television Ad Campaign

Morgan Freeman voices spot touting "a dawn of a new day" The Human Rights Campaign, the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and...

Nov 07, 2012, 01:02 ET

Landslide Victory for LGBT Equality Up and Down the Ballot

Today the Human Rights Campaign, the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender civil rights organization, reacted to the...

Nov 07, 2012, 00:48 ET

Maryland Makes History Affirming Marriage Equality by Popular Vote

Upon news voters in Maryland passed Question Six affirming marriage equality by popular vote, HRC President Chad Griffin made the following...

Nov 07, 2012, 00:43 ET

Maine Makes History Affirming Marriage Equality by Popular Vote

Upon news voters in Maine passed Question One affirming marriage equality by popular vote, HRC President Chad Griffin made the following...

Oct 31, 2012, 13:27 ET

Brad Pitt Makes $100K Contribution to HRC's Marriage Efforts

High-profile gift to fuel HRC's continued commitment to marriage campaigns in final days The Human Rights Campaign, the nation's largest...

Mar 04, 2010, 14:15 ET

Human Rights Campaign Announces Austin Gala Dinner Speakers

The Human Rights Campaign, Austin Steering Committee today announced the speakers for the upcoming 15th Annual Austin Gala Dinner, March 20, 2010...

Dec 09, 2009, 15:41 ET

Coalition of Civil and Human Rights Organizations Calls on President Obama to Live Up to Peace Prize By Fulfilling Human Rights Commitments Here At Home

'Call to Action' Must Include Translating Our Domestic Human Rights Obligations From Rhetoric Into Reality Today, across the ocean, President...

Nov 11, 2009, 09:00 ET

Human Rights Campaign Announces 15th Annual Austin Gala Dinner

The Human Rights Campaign, Austin Steering Committee today announced that its 15th Annual Austin Gala Dinner will be held on March 20, 2010 at...

Jul 23, 2009, 17:51 ET

Human Rights Campaign Announces Speakers at 25th Annual Bay Area Gala

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender civil rights organization, today announced its...

Jul 22, 2008, 01:00 ET

Los Angeles Mayor to Speak at Human Rights Campaign Gala Dinner in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, July 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Human Rights Campaign, the nation's largest gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender civil...

Apr 29, 2008, 01:00 ET

HRC Atlanta Announces Corporate Sponsors and Entertainment for Annual Dinner

ATLANTA, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The Human Rights Campaign in Atlanta announced this morning the corporate partners for the 21st Annual Atlanta...

Apr 03, 2008, 01:00 ET

Atlanta Wins National HRC Dinner of the Year Award

ATLANTA, April 3, 2008 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- And the award goes to Atlanta! During HRC's Annual Equality Convention, Atlanta's HRC Dinner...

Feb 21, 2008, 00:00 ET

HRC Atlanta Launches Annual Dinner Website

ATLANTA, Feb. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Human Rights Campaign in Atlanta announced this morning the official launch of the dinner website,...

Oct 10, 2007, 01:00 ET

October 11th is National Coming Out Day

WASHINGTON, Oct. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Coming Out Day is celebrated each year on October 11th to commemorate the 1987 Lesbian...

Sep 17, 2007, 01:00 ET

New Report Finds Unprecedented Growth in Employer Policies for Gay and Transgender Workers

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Human Rights Campaign Foundation today released the sixth annual Corporate Equality Index...