Journalist Jo Becker has a new book out on the marriage equality movement. The revolution began, it appears, in 2008. And its Rosa Parks was a man you would be forgiven for knowing nothing about, Chad Griffin. Here’s how the book begins – and I swear I’m not making this up: This is how a […]
President, HRC, 40Since putting together the legal dream team that took down Prop 8, Griffin has directed HRC in its efforts to remove barriers for transgender service members and battling Jim Crow-style antigay legislation in Kansas, Ohio, and Arizona. A growing international focus will galvanize equality efforts in Nigeria, Uganda, and Russia.Return to Complete List read more
Human Rights Campaign President Chad Griffin has written a letter to administrators of Arkansas-based Sheridan High School, who are refusing to run a yearbook profile on openly gay student Taylor Ellis (pictured), demanding they not censor it. The letter reads...
“NBC has a unique opportunity to report on Russia’s inhumane assault on the rights of LGBT people," said HRC president Chad Griffin. "They’ve promised to not shy away from covering the issue, and we will hold them to their word." read more
Via press release: “Wendy Davis has been a champion for equality for all, whether it is the working poor or LGBT Texans,” said HRC President Chad Griffin. “Her dedication to the underdog and commitment to fairness for all Texas families...Show More Summary
Human Rights Campaign president Chad Griffin joined HuffPost Live today to talk about the situation in Nigeria and Goldie Hawn, who yesterday issued a mortified apology after posting a photo of Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan with...Show More Summary
"There is no legal reason to question the validity of these more than 1,300 marriages," HRC President Chad Griffin argues. The post HRC urges feds to recognize Utah same-sex couples’ marriages appeared first on Equality On Trial.
"Phil Robertson’s remarks are not consistent with the values of our faith communities or the scientific findings of leading medical organizations. We know that being gay is not a choice someone makes, and that to suggest otherwise can be incredibly harmful. Show More Summary
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“Police are outside with their weapons drawn. Step in to my crib and, they let me off.” Angie Griffin and Chad Nikolaus of Screen Team have created “GTA 5 Rap Song,” a music video parody of the newly released video game Grand Theft Auto V. The “GTA V” song is available to purchase from iTunes […]
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"Last week, my friend Chad Griffin, president of the Human Rights Campaign, sent a letter to six major studios and the Motion Picture Association of America, urging them to speak out about the ongoing atrocities in Russia. So far, every one of them has avoided comment. Show More Summary
The Human Rights Campaign reacts: “Today the U.S. Senate confirmed five highly qualified nominees to important posts who happen to be gay,” Human Rights Campaign president Chad Griffin said in a statement to BuzzFeed. “It is a testament to President Obama and the U.S. Show More Summary
"While Pope Francis’s words do not reflect a shift in Church policy, they represent a significant change in tone. Like his namesake, Francis’s humility and respect for human dignity are showing through, and the widespread positive response...Show More Summary
Via press release from the Human Rights Campaign: Mere verbal assurances from the Russian government that foreigners will be exempt from their repressive laws are not enough,” said Human Rights Campaign (HRC) President Chad Griffin. “The IOC must obtain ironclad written assurance from President Putin. Show More Summary
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At a news conference this week, Grant Tennille the head of Arkansas’ economic development agency and Chad Griffin director of the Human Rights Campaign implored Arkansas to lead on LGBT issues in the south: (Tennille) said Arkansas, to both attract...
Michelangelo Signorile makes a compelling argument: It's time for a rebranding. The president of the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), Chad Griffin, following on the success of the "freedom to marry" movement that he helped advance rapidly, should get to work...
HRC's Chad Griffin and NOM's Brian Brown faced off on This Week to debate the future of gay marriage in light of the recent Supreme Court decisions. Said Griffin: "We will fight this battle on all fronts. We'll fight it...