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NCAA Says Future Final Four Host Cities Must Have LGBT Inclusive Non-Discrimination Laws

Today, HRC President Chad Griffin issued the following statement in response to the announcement that the NCAA will not host any future events – from Final Four championships to education conferences – in cities without LGBT inclusive...Show More Summary

Bishop Brian Seage and Ben Jealous to Speak at HRC’s Rally to Repeal HB1523 in Mississippi

HRC is excited to announce that Bishop Brian Seage and former NAACP chairman Ben Jealous will speak at this Sunday’s Rally to Repeal HB 1523, in Jackson, Mississippi. Additionally, HRC President Chad Griffin, Derrick Johnson of the NAACP,...Show More Summary

#AM_Equality Tip Sheet: April 13, 2016

LGBT ADVOCATES DELIVER LETTER FROM EXECUTIVES CALLING ON TENN. LAWMAKERS TO HALT DISCRIMINATORY BILLS: This morning, HRC President Chad Griffin joined the Tennessee Equality Project, ACLU of Tennessee and Tennessee Transgender Political Coalition to hand deliver a letter to Tennessee House Speaker Beth Harwell and Senate President Ron Ramsey. Show More Summary

North Carolina Governor Meets With LGBT Activists

Chad Griffin, Chris Sgro, and Candis Cox-Daniels urged Gov. McCrory to repeal the state's anti-LGBT law.

HRC Pres. Chad Griffin: ‘Right-Wing Hate-Mongers Are Trying to Roll Back Our Rights’ – VIDEO

4 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Human Rights Campaign President Chad Griffin spoke with Andrea Mitchell on Friday about the battle for LGBT rights in the American south. Specifically addressing religious freedom bills in Mississippi (HB 1523) and North Carolina (HB 2), Griffin said… Read The post HRC Pres. Show More Summary

NEW VIDEO: Watch LGBT Advocates Insist Governor McCrory Meet With Transgender North Carolinians

Today, HRC and Equality NC released new video of an exchange that took place this morning when HRC President Chad Griffin, Equality NC Executive Director Chris Sgro, transgender advocate Candis Cox-Daniels, and other LGBT advocates hand...Show More Summary

NC Gov. Pat McCrory Meets with HRC President Chad Griffin

4 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

LGBT rights activists met with North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory on Thursday to deliver a letter signed by more than 100 business leaders urging McCrory to repeal HB 2, the state’s newly enacted anti-LGBT law. On hand was president of the Hum… Read The post NC Gov. Pat McCrory Meets with HRC President Chad Griffin appeared first on Towleroad.

#AM_Equality Tip Sheet: March 31, 2016

IN MEETING WITH NC GOVERNOR, ADVOCATES DEMAND HE REPEAL ANTI-LGBT LAW: This morning, HRC President Chad Griffin, Equality NC’s Executive Director Chris Sgro and transgender advocate Candis Cox went to the North Carolina State Capitol...Show More Summary

In Meeting With North Carolina Gov. McCrory, LGBT Equality Advocates Demand Repeal of Anti-LGBT Law

This morning, HRC President Chad Griffin, Equality NC Executive Director Chris Sgro, transgender advocate Candis Cox-Daniels, and other LGBT equality advocates went to the North Carolina State Capitol to hand deliver a letter from more...Show More Summary

Zuckerberg, Cook and Dorsey join 80 other CEOs in protest of North Carolina anti-LGBT law

Tim Cook, Jack Dorsey and Mark Zuckerberg have teamed up with over 80 CEOs, as well as the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) and Equality NC to add their signatures to a letter calling for the repeal of House Bill 2. Chad Griffin, president of the Human Rights Campaign identified some of the talking points within the letter. Show More Summary

HRC Statement on Departure of White House AIDS Czar Douglas Brooks

Today, marking Douglas Brooks’ final day leading the White House Office of National AIDS Policy, Chad Griffin, President of the HRC, released the following statement: "Douglas Brooks' extraordinary service will have a lasting impact on the ongoing work to end HIV and AIDS. Show More Summary

Disney, Marvel Studios Threaten to Abandon Productions in Georgia If Governor Signs Anti-LGBT Bill

Today, HRC praised Disney and Marvel Studios for answering a call to action from HRC President Chad Griffin, who urged Hollywood to abandon future productions in Georgia if Governor Deal signs an anti-LGBT bill, H.B. 757, into law. The...Show More Summary

#AM_Equality Tip Sheet: March 23, 2016

HRC PRESIDENT CHAD GRIFFIN: “WE ENDORSED REPUBLICAN SENATOR MARK KIRK. HERE’S WHY”: In a post for the Independent Journal Review, HRC President Chad Griffin proudly defends the endorsement of pro-equality Republican Senator Mark Kirk...Show More Summary

#AM_Equality Tip Sheet: March 21, 2016

WATCH: HRC PRESIDENT CALLS ON HOLLYWOOD LEADERS TO ABANDON GEORGIA IF HB 757 PASSES: Over the weekend, at HRC’s annual Los Angeles Gala, the organization’s President Chad Griffin addressed more than 1,000 supporters and leaders in the...Show More Summary

HRC President: Showbiz Should Abandon Georgia if Antigay Bill Becomes Law

Film and TV companies, which have shot many productions in the state, should pull out their business if the governor doesn't veto the "license to discriminate" bill, says Chad Griffin.

HRC President Chad Griffin Urges Hollywood to Abandon Production in Georgia if HB 757 Becomes Law

Watch at the Los Angeles HRC Gala as HRC President Chad Griffin addresses 1,000 supporters and leaders in the entertainment industry and calls on Hollywood to stop productions in Georgia if Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal doesn’t veto the new...Show More Summary

HRC Names Joni Madison as New Chief Operating Officer and Chief of Staff

Today, HRC named Joni Madison as the organization’s new Chief Operating Officer and Chief of Staff. In this role, Madison will report directly to HRC President Chad Griffin and will oversee all HRC operations including board relations, finance, human resources, diversity and inclusion, general counsel, facilities and administration. Show More Summary

In the Race for the White House, the Stakes are Clearer Now More Than Ever

Today, HRC released the following statement on tonight’s primary and caucus election results. “We can’t afford to see Donald Trump or Ted Cruz sworn in on Inauguration Day next January,” said HRC President Chad Griffin. “Both Cruz and...Show More Summary

HRC Joins Economist Panel on How Businesses Can Promote LGBT Inclusion at Home and Abroad

Yesterday, HRC President Chad Griffin joined NYU Law Professor Kenji Yoshino and Marriott International President Arne Sorenson in New York City at the Economist Pride and Prejudice event. Together, they discussed how businesses are putting forth ethical models for LGBT inclusion at home and abroad and how these models can influence governments. Show More Summary

HRC President Chad Griffin Joins Georgia Unites in Delivering Over 75,000 Petitions to Governor

Yesterday, HRC President Chad Griffin joined Georgia Unites Against Discrimination at the Georgia State Capitol in Atlanta to deliver more than 75,000 email petitions to Governor Nathan Deal in opposition to the so-called “First Amendment...Show More Summary

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