HRC Launches Public Education Campaign – “We Show Up: Equality Wins” – To Inform And Mobilize Record-High 75 Million Equality Voters Nationwide

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest LGBTQ+ advocacy group, is launching its 2024 public education and engagement campaign “We Show Up: Equality Wins” to reach a record-high 75 million identified Equality Voters nationwide. This campaign will not only work to defeat escalating anti-trans attacks, but to deliver major victories this November – including re-electing President Joe Biden and Vice-President Kamala Harris and electing historic LGBTQ+ and pro-equality candidates down-the-ballot. HRC is a trusted messenger for these voters — in a recent poll HRC has a near 70% favorability…

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New HRC State Equality Index Shows Devastating Impact of Radical Anti-LGBTQ+ 2023 State Legislative Season

The Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC), the education arm of the nation’s largest Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ+) civil rights organization, in partnership with the Equality Federation, an advocacy accelerator rooted in social justice that builds power in a network of state-based LGBTQ+ advocacy organizations, released the newest edition of its State Equality Index (SEI), the most comprehensive survey of state-level commitment to LGBTQ+ equality. This year’s SEI comes as thirty-six state legislatures have already opened their sessions for the year, with many anti-LGBTQ+ bills introduced. So far…

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Human Rights Campaign Announces New Powerhouse Communications & Strategic Leadership Team to Fight Anti-LGBTQ+ Extremism

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) civil rights organization, proudly announced its new communications and strategic leadership team. The hiring of this experienced, talented group of leaders represents a strategic and expanded investment in communications at a critical time for the movement, with threats to LGBTQ+ people increasing across the country. These individuals will ensure HRC remains a force in the fight against LGBTQ+ extremism and in the work to secure a future of full LGBTQ+ equality, without exception. “HRC is…

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New HRC Data Finds Many LGBTQ+ Youth Still Lack Critical Support and Acceptance

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) civil rights organization, released a report in partnership with the University of Connecticut featuring data collected in 2022 from nearly 13,000 LGBTQ+ youth (age 13-18) across the country. The report presents extensive data on LGBTQ+ youth experiences in five domains: LGBTQ+ youth at home; Sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) development and milestones; LGBTQ+ youth at school; Mental Health and Well Being; and Hopes, Fears, and Dreams for the Future. Key findings from the 2023…

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Human Rights Campaign Officially Declares ‘State of Emergency’ for LGBTQ+ Americans; Issues National Warning and Guidebook to Ensure Safety for LGBTQ+ Residents and Travelers

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) — the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) civil rights organization — officially declared a state of emergency for LGBTQ+ people in the United States for the first time in its more than 40-year history, following an unprecedented and dangerous spike in anti-LGBTQ+ legislative assaults sweeping state houses this year. A new report released by HRC today — LGBTQ+ Americans Under Attack — details more than 75 anti-LGBTQ+ bills that have been signed into law this year alone, more than doubling last…

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