The following is a statement from HRC's President Chad Griffin upon news that Senator Harry Reid will retire from the U.S. Senate after the completion of his current term.
According to the Human Rights Campaign, their People's Brief to the US Supreme Court has garnered over 207,000 signatures, a record for an amicus brief. HRC head Chad Griffin: "Each and every signature on this brief – more than 200,000 of them – is a piece of evidence that this country is ready for marriage equality. Show More Summary
HRC President Chad Griffin tweets picture of shocking and hateful graffiti: "On same day #SCOTUS granted marriage cases, @HRC Mississippi flagged this hateful graffiti in downtown Jackson." Tom Hardy will not be a part of the upcoming Suicide Squad film...
Human Rights Campaign head Chad Griffin brings us this talking-point-worthy stat: [HRC president Chad Griffin] Game, set, and soon enough—match. There is no way that percentage can go anyway but up without their being a heretofore unseen national outcry. It's...
Some additional follow-up from Chris Johnson at the Washington Blade regarding Senator Jeff Merkley's (D-OR) announcement Wednesday that he'll spearhead a comprehensive LGBT civil rights bill in the next session of Congress. Johnson reports: In response to a question from...
As the next session of Congress begins, Human Rights Campaign president Chad Griffin explains why LGBT activists are gearing up to support a new piece of legislation. read more
The election results may sting for some, but HRC president Chad Griffin says it's more important than ever to keep fighting on. read more
“Yeardley Smith, the voice of Lisa on Fox’s ‘The Simpsons,’ was an honored guest at the dinner and told the Washington Blade the advancement of LGBT rights was due to [HRC executive director Chad] Griffin’s work. ‘It’s extraordinary,’ Smith said. ‘I think the dominoes are falling so fast. And nobody ever thought it could happen […]
HRC president Chad Griffin toasts the states that extend the right to marry to all couples, but acknowledges many couples still seek equal justice. read more
The Washington Post today published a lengthy profile of SiriusXM radio host Michelangelo Signorile and Human Rights Campaign head Chad Griffin. Here's a setup: In 2004, 38 percent of respondents supported same-sex marriage, according to a Washington Post-ABC poll. Show More Summary
.@ChadHGriffin welcome to twitter. Hope everyone sends you a tweet guessing what your middle name is. Hunter? Henry? Howard? Hiram? Hogwarts— Jason Collins (@jasoncollins98) October 1, 2014
In an interview with The GA Voice, Barney Frank sounds off on Human Rights Campaign president Chad Griffin's recent apology to the transgender community for HRC's endorsement of a stripped down version of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act back in 2007...
Chad Griffin’s one of those people whose political judgment seems to be off. The fact is that HRC and I and everybody else were for an inclusive bill in 2007. The issue was we did not have the votes for an inclusive bill. It wasn’t a failure of will. Then the question was, was something […]
"Some Attorneys General wait for history, others make history happen. Attorney General Holder made history for the LGBT community. He was our Robert F. Kennedy, lightening the burden of every American who faces legal discrimination and social oppression. Show More Summary
After the travesty of Jo Becker’s alleged history of the marriage equality movement, and after Chad Griffin’s PR attempt to portray himself as Rosa Parks, and after Ted Olsen and David Boies’ grandiloquent credit-hogging in their recent book, it comes as something of a massive relief to see one of the true architects of marriage […]
In 2007 Donna Rose left HRC due to its its support of a noninclusive ENDA. Today, she sees Chad Griffin's recent speech as step in the right direction toward trans equality. read more
Chad Griffin, president of the Human Rights Campaign, formally apologized to members of the transgender community last Friday at this year’s Southern Comfort Conference in Atlanta. The HRC has long-since dealt with widespread criticism of its seeming willingness to put...
Interviewed just hours after his historic apology to trans people at the Southern Comfort conference, Griffin talks to Advocate contributor Rebecca Juro about HRC's plans and priorities. read more
I am here today, at Southern Comfort, to deliver a message. I deliver it on behalf of HRC, and I say it here in the hopes that it will eventually be heard by everyone who is willing to hear it. HRC has done wrong by the transgender community in the past, and I am here […]
HRC president Chad Griffin gave the keynote speech at the Southern Comfort Conference focusing on transgender people and their lives. read more