On Tuesday, December 1, the HRC Foundation will participate in this year’s CrowdRise Giving Tower in honor of Giving Tuesday. Giving Tuesday is the largest nonprofit giving holiday of the year, situated on the calendar between Thanksgiving...Show More Summary
Post submitted by James K Rector, Field Organizer HRC Arkansas On Friday, November 20, HRC Arkansas hosted two workshop discussions with counselors from across the state at the Arkansas Counseling Association annual conference. Allison...Show More Summary
In celebration of UN Human Rights Day on 10 December, Professor David Carpenter will be giving a lecture at Queen Mary University London. David Carpenter is a Professor of Medieval History at King’s College London and author of ‘Magna Carta’, published by Penguin Classics. Magna Carta, forced on King John in 1215 by rebellion, is […]
This is a critical moment to stand up for refugee rights in the United States. Join us and call your Senator immediately to vote NO on the upcoming bill limiting entry to the U.S. to Iraqi and Syrian refugees. The “American SAFE Act of … Please continue reading.
This post was written by Ernesto Zelayandia, HRC Global Fellow. Last week in a historic 6-2 vote, the Constitutional Court of Colombia ruled to lift a ban that previously prevented same-sex couples from adopting children. Colombia now joins Argentina and Uruguay on the list of Latin American countries that allow same-sex adoption. Show More Summary
Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization, filed a formal complaint with the IRS against the National Organization for Marriage (NOM) for violating federal law by refusing to disclose their 2014 Form 990s. Show More Summary
In August 2014, Costas and his partner were badly beaten up by thugs in a violent homophobic and racist attack in central Athens.
In the news LGBT campaigners have called for an urgent reform of the law, following the death of 21 year-old transgender woman Vicky Thompson in an all-male prison. Ms Thompson had previously said that she would take her own life if she were placed in a prison for men. The system of locating transgender […]
HRC SLAMS TURING PHARMACEUTICALS’ RIDICULOUS PRICE ‘ROLL BACK’ ANNOUNCEMENT: HRC has slammed Turing Pharmaceuticals for announcing they will continue their outrageous price hike on Daraprim – a crucial and often lifesaving treatment for people living with HIV. Show More Summary
Deterrence theory may help explain ISIS's change of strategy and also how to address it.
Post submitted by Charlotte Blend, Communication Coordinator for Lund, Burlington, Vermont, a two time HRC-recognized Leader in Supporting & Serving LGBT Families and Youth. Every child deserves a loving family, no matter how old they are or what they have experienced in their lives. Show More Summary
Every Sunday evening this fall, you’ll find me clutching a cabernet in The Tavern’s back room as I watch “The Walking Dead.” Fans know this story isn’t really about zombies. What keeps us hooked is how the characters react to the zombies and struggle to retain their humanity in the apocalypse. The zombie has a […]
Today, HRC slammed Turing Pharmaceuticals for announcing they will continue their outrageous price hike on Daraprim – a crucial and often lifesaving treatment for people living with HIV. Public outrage followed Shkreli's reckless decision to raise the price of Daraprim by 5,000 percent overnight back in September. Show More Summary
This is part three of a three-part series written and reported by Kaley Fowler for the Matthew Shepard Foundation The final part of the Matthew Shepard Foundation’s three-part series on the epidemic of violence threatening transgender women of color told the story of Amber Monroe. Show More Summary
This is part two of a three-part series written and reported by Kaley Fowler for the Matthew Shepard Foundation The second post from the Matthew Shepard Foundation’s series highlighting anti-transgender violence told the story of Tamara Dominquez. Show More Summary
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This is part one of a three-part series written and reported by Kaley Fowler for the Matthew Shepard Foundation. In honor of Transgender Day of Remembrance, the Matthew Shepard Foundation is highlighting the epidemic of violence facing...Show More Summary
HRC COMMEMORATES TRANSGENDER DAY OF REMEMBRANCE: Today, HRC joins the country in commemorating the 17th annual Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) – a day set aside in solemn tribute to transgender people across the globe who haveShow More Summary
This Saturday, November 21, in recognition of his lifetime of advocacy on LGBT issues, HRC will honor Retired Marine Staff Sergeant Eric Alva with the Chuck Jordan Award at the HRC San Antonio Gala. A San Antonio native, Eric becameShow More Summary
Today, HRC joined in commemorating the 17th annual Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) – a day set aside in solemn tribute to transgender people across the globe who have lost their lives to violence, and to raise awareness of theShow More Summary