Human Rights Campaign and SHOWTIME® Announce The 2023 QUEER TO STAY Small-Business Funding Recipients

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) civil rights organization, and SHOWTIME recently announced this year’s 25 recipients of “Queer to Stay: An LGBTQ+ Business Preservation Initiative.” Supporting and uplifting small businesses that focus on LGBTQ+ people of color, women and the transgender community, “Queer to Stay” ensures that LGBTQ+ businesses can keep their doors open and serve their communities. In June 2020, the “Queer to Stay” initiative launched its inaugural awards to 10 LGBTQ+ small businesses across the country and addressed…

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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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New Human Rights Campaign Foundation Report Underscores Importance of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Efforts for LGBTQ+ Workers

The Human Rights Campaign Foundation, the educational arm of the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) civil rights organization in the country, released new data from a national survey that outlines LGBTQ+ people’s experiences at their jobs and the reality of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in the workplace. Many LGBTQ+ workers remain closeted to human resources at their job, but through the “Equality Rising: LGBTQ+ Workers and the Road Ahead” study, we highlight ways employers can ensure the workplace reflects the diversity of our current societal…

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Human Rights Campaign and SHOWTIME® Announce Recipients of Queer to Stay, Small Business Grant Funding

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the US’ largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) civil rights organization, and SHOWTIME®announced the 25 recipients of “Queer to Stay: An LGBTQ+ Business Preservation Initiative” to support and uplift small businesses that focus on LGBTQ+ people of color, women and the transgender community who continue to be impacted by economic setbacks from the COVID-19 pandemic. During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, the inaugural “Queer to Stay” initiative awarded funds to 10 LGBTQ+ businesses across the country. Since then, it’s been…

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