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Look Who’s Coming to Dinner, Chefs for Equality to Host HRC Event in DC

Food writer David Hagedorn and the HRC are bringing together the capital region’s top culinary talent for Chefs for Equality, Washington,…

Nevada Takes Huge Step to Protect LGBT Youths, Bans Conversion Therapy

Nevada Republican Governor Brian Sandoval for signing into law Senate Bill (SB) 201 — legislation protecting LGBTQ youth in the…

California’s KQED Media Demands the Release of Sealed Prop 8 Case

KQED (Northern Californian public media) is on a mission to release the full record of the groundbreaking Prop 8 case,…

Concern Mounts After Kentucky Governor Signs Anti-LGBT Bill into Law

Governor Matt Bevin signed SB 17 into law, a measure that allows student groups at colleges, universities, and high schools to…

Arkansas Republicans Target Transgender People

A a proposed bill in Arkansas would prohibit changes to a person’s gender marker on their birth certificate, a move…

Meryl Streep Goes After Trump at HRC Gala

Meryl Streep made headlines for her anti-Trump call to action at this year’s Golden Globes, but she went after Trump…

Trump Effect: LGBT Youths More at Risk for Bullying

The HRC released the results of a post-election survey of more than 50,000 young people ages 13-18 revealing the deeply…

Obama Appoints Major Civil Rights Players to Six-Year Terms

President Obama’s appointed of Assistant Secretary of Education for Civil Rights Catherine E. Lhamon and Attorney Debo P. Adegbile to six-year…

Record-Breaking Figures in the 2017 HRC Corporate Equality Index

This year has seen record-breaking numbers of companies stepping up with policies protecting LGBTQ rights and equality in the workplace.…

New York City Tops 2016 Municipal Equality Index

New York City has, for the fifth year in a row, has achieved a perfect score on HRC’s 2016 Municipal…

Will LGBT Rights be at the Forefront of Tonight’s Vice President Debate?

There should be no surprise that the two Vice Presidential nominees Tim Kaine and Indiana Governor Mike Pence couldn’t be…

Anti-Gay Alabama Judge Suspended After Marriage Ruling

The Alabama Court of the Judiciary suspended anti-LGBTQ Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore from the bench for the remainder…

Colton Haynes Tearfully Accepts Human Rights Campaign’s Visibility Award

On August 27, Teen Wolf and Arrow actor Colton Haynes was awarded the Human Right Campaign’s Visibility Award for his…

“I am a proud transgender American,” Sarah McBride said as she took the stage at the DNC. McBride, who was…

W Hotels is ringing in the one-year anniversary of the Supreme Court’s landmark gay marriage ruling with a new promotion in…

When The Lumineers decided that they wouldn’t be boycotting North Carolina over the state’s widely criticized anti-gay law, the rockers knew,…

Yesterday, the Huffington Post was bold enough to give credence to a question that’s drifted into many of our minds: Does…

The HRC has sent a letter to Georgia Governor Nathan Deal on behalf of dozens of entertainment industry leaders who…

Today, Apple, the National Football League (NFL), and the Atlanta Braves, Falcons, and Hawks joined a growing list of major…

Kansas House of Representatives for passing SB 175 – a bill that would put LGBT college students at even greater…

“First of all, don’t be frightened. And don’t put your own prejudices or fears about sexuality – your own fears…

South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard has vetoed HB 1008—legislation attacking the rights of transgender children in public schools by attempting to…

We’ve all seen the video of a young Brendan Jordan feeling his oats when a television news crew panned to…

Now that the sky hasn’t fallen since marriage equality has come to the United States, a new poll shows that…

Today, the South Dakota Senate passed extreme and dangerous legislation that attacks the rights of transgender children in public schools,…

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo will use the authority of his office to ban gay-conversion therapy. In the historic move,…

The House Civil Justice Subcommittee has voted down an extreme measure being pushed by anti-LGBT activists which disgracefully sought to…

Religious colleges and universities are requesting exemptions from existing civil rights law in order to discriminate against LGBT students. In a…

The multi-talented artist Bill T. Jones will be honored at HRC’s 2016 Greater New York Gala Dinner on Saturday, February 6, 2016, at the Waldorf…

by Matthew Wexler Randy Arnold’s roots are in the wine industry, literally. His ancestors had vineyards in northern California dating…