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Gay Group Raps White House on Discrimination Order

By Josh Lederman | Sunday Apr 6, 2014
The nation’s largest gay rights group is criticizing the White House for saying that an executive order barring discrimination against federal contractors would be redundant if Congress passes a White House-supported bill.

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.

’Weird Al’ Donates Gaga’s Parody Song Proceeds to HRC

By Jason St. Amand | Friday Nov 22, 2013
"Weird Al" Yankovic announced that the Human Rights Campaign will be the recipient of profits from his Lady Gaga parody song, "Perform This Way."

HRC Celebrates A Year of Victories

By Justin Snow | Saturday Oct 12, 2013
The nation’s largest LGBT-rights organization was in celebration mode Saturday night Oct. 5, marking a year of historic victories from the ballot box to the Supreme Court of the United States.

Biden Cancels Speech at LGBT Event Amid Shutdown

By Josh Lederman | Thursday Oct 3, 2013
Vice President Joe Biden is canceling a speech to an influential gay rights group because of the government shutdown.

Don’t Want Barilla? Try These 5 LGBT-Friendly Brands

By Jason St. Amand | Friday Sep 27, 2013
Barilla’s president said that if gays don’t like the fact he refuses to use same-sex couples in advertising, to eat another brand of pasta. The Human Rights Campaign has rounded up five LGBT-friendly brands for you to choose from.

Biden to Headline Human Rights Campaign Dinner

By Ken Thomas | Friday Sep 27, 2013
Vice President Joe Biden is set to deliver the keynote address at the Human Rights Campaign’s annual dinner next month.

Record Numbers of Ex-Gays Rally: Almost 10

By Bobby McGuire | Friday Aug 2, 2013
Record numbers of ex-gays descended upon the steps of the Supreme Courthouse. As this was their First Annual Ex-Gay Lobby Day for their (now postponed) First Annual Ex-Gay Month those record numbers were almost 10.

Anti-Gay Activist Condemns SCOTUS’ Rulings

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Jul 1, 2013
The president of the National Organization for Marriage told ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos that last week’s Supreme Court’s rulings are an "absolute travesty."

Gay Rights Group Challenges Hagel Comments

By Donna Cassata | Friday Dec 21, 2012
A major gay-rights group said Thursday that Chuck Hagel’s comments on gays and his past votes are "unacceptable," another strike against the former Republican senator’s chances of becoming the next defense secretary.