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AFER’s Chad Griffin Selected as the Next President of the Human Rights Campaign

This is a big WOW. Much of the talk about who would succeed Joe Solmonese as head of the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) has been about whether the organization would select someone who wasn't the stereotypical representation of "LGBT" in America, i.e, a gay white man. I do think that's an obvious consideration, but honestly, what HRC needs is a shot of activism in the arm, a pick that would not signal business inside the Beltway as usual, a choice that would reflect the need to be media savvy and deeply connected to politics from the grassroots to the pols on the Hill.
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Joe Solmonese Leaving HRC in 2012

LGBT / Gay : Advocate.com Daily News (3 years ago)

The co-chairs of the Human Rights Campaign Board of Directors and the HRC Foundation Board announced Saturday that HRC President Joe Solmonese will not renew his contract with the organization but will remain at the helm until the e... Read Post

AFER Founder Chad Griffin Will Succeed Joe Solmonese At Human Rights Campaign

LGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God. (2 years ago)

American Foundation for Equal Rights co-founder Chad Griffin has been hired to succeed Joe Solmonese as president of the Human Rights Campaign. Via press release: Chad H. Griffin was appointed today as the next president of the Huma... Read Post

Nerdy-Hot AFER Prez Chad Griffin Replacing Joe Solmonese As HRC Head Honcho

LGBT / Gay : Queerty (2 years ago)

Chad Griffin, longtime power player in the world of LGBT rights, has been announced as the successor to outgoing HRC president Joe Solmonese. Griffin is a co-founder of the political strategy firm Griffin|Schake, president of AFER, ... Read Post


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