The defeat of North Carolina's Pat McCrory proves that progress has not completely ground to a halt, writes HRC's Chad Griffin.
Today, the White House, in partnership with federal agencies and local LGBTQ organizations, hosted its latest regional LGBT Summit in New Orleans. HRC President Chad Griffin introduced and spoke with U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy...Show More Summary
Today HRC President Chad Griffin issued the following statement, upon the news of award-winning PBS anchor Gwen Ifill’s passing: “Gwen Ifill was a trailblazer and an unparalleled force for journalistic integrity. She was courageous and determined and tireless in using her considerable platform to hold political leaders accountable. Show More Summary
“This is a crucial moment for our nation and for the LGBTQ movement. The election of a man who stands opposed to our most fundamental values has left us all stunned."
Human Rights Campaign President Chad Griffin released a statement last night following the election of Donald Trump and Mike Pence to the White House: “Throughout our nation’s history, we’ve faced devastating setbacks in our pursuit of a more perfect… Read The post HRC President on Election of Donald Trump: ‘We Don’t Slow Down. We Double Down’ appeared first on Towleroad.
Tonight, HRC issued the following statement on the election of Donald Trump and Mike Pence. HRC President Chad Griffin made the following statement: “Throughout our nation’s history, we’ve faced devastating setbacks in our pursuit of a more perfect union. Show More Summary
Tonight, HRC congratulated Colorado’s U.S. Senator Michael Bennet on his re-election campaign victory. “Congratulations to U.S. Senator Michael Bennet on his important victory tonight,” said HRC President Chad Griffin. “Senator Bennet is a champion for LGBTQ equality, and his return to the U.S. Show More Summary
HRC President Chad Griffin was in Nevada this past week to rally support in the Silver State to make sure we have pro-equality voices elected to Congress this year. In addition to being a swing state for the presidential race, thereShow More Summary
Today, HRC announced it is revoking the endorsement of Senator Mark Kirk. HRC has also endorsed Tammy Duckworth for Senate and is contributing the maximum to her campaign. HRC President Chad Griffin released the following open letter...Show More Summary
Human Rights Campaign president Chad Griffin writes: After careful consideration, HRC’s Public Policy Committee of the Board of Directors has taken the unprecedented step?—?a first in our 36-year history?—?of revoking an endorsement....Show More Summary
Yesterday, HRC, American University, and Human Rights First hosted Ambassador Susan Rice, President Obama’s National Security Advisor, for remarks on protecting and promoting LGBTQ human rights around the world. Rice discussed the Obama...Show More Summary
HRC President Chad Griffin and Equality North Carolina Executive Director Chris Sgro released the following statements after news broke today that North Carolina lost out on 730 jobs because Pat McCrory has refused to support the full...Show More Summary
Post submitted by HRC President Chad Griffin and Equality NC Executive Director Chris Sgro Thursday was the first day of early in-person voting in North Carolina, and HRC joined Equality North Carolina at sites across the Tar Heel State to rally pro-equality supporters. Show More Summary
Post submitted by Michael Latta It's been an exciting couple of weeks on the ground here in Omaha, Neb., as early voting is now in full swing! In mid-October, HRC President Chad Griffin joined our members in Douglas County who were among the first in line for early voting. Show More Summary
Just in from the Human Rights Campaign: “Time and again Hillary Clinton has demonstrated through her words and actions that she is committed to fighting for full LGBTQ equality,” said HRC President Chad Griffin. “All of the progress we’ve achieved is at stake in this election. Show More Summary
HRC President Chad Griffin joined us in Colorado this week for several #turnOUT events. Griffin spent time with our local members, volunteer leaders and U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, reminding Coloradans to turn in their ballots early. Griffin...Show More Summary
Last night, in advance of the third and final presidential debate, volunteers gathered at the TurnOUT North Carolina office in Charlotte for an election phone bank. Callers chatted with HRC members about several of the candidates that...Show More Summary
HRC President Chad Griffin was in Omaha this week to urge HRC members and supporters to take advantage of early voting in a key swing district. Nebraska is one of the few states that divide their Electoral College votes based on congressional districts. Show More Summary
As part of HRC’s unprecedented mobilization of LGBTQ voters across the country, HRC President Chad Griffin visited an HRC member phone bank in the pivotal swing state of Iowa this week. Griffin stressed how important the LGBTQ vote will...Show More Summary
Today, HRCPresident Chad Griffin and Equality North Carolina Executive Director Chris Sgro called on North Carolina Pat McCrory to extend the state's voter registration deadline to give all North Carolinians impacted by Hurricane Matthew the opportunity to vote in the 2016 elections. Show More Summary