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HRC President Chad Griffin on “This Week With George Stephanopoulos”

This morning, HRC President Chad Griffin sat down with George Stephanopoulos to discuss the importance of the marriage equality case, Obergefell v Hodges, currently before the U.S. Supreme Court.

HRC President Chad Griffin to Appear on This Week

This Sunday, ahead of the historic oral arguments at the Supreme Court on marriage equality on Tuesday, HRC President Chad Griffin will appear on This Week with George Stephanopoulos.

Op-Ed: We Must Stop the Legislative War on Transgender People

In an op-ed published this morning in The Advocate, HRC President Chad Griffin and Founding Executive Director of the National Center for Transgender Equality Mara Keisling spoke out against the recent increase in anti-transgender legislation.

Op-ed: Indiana Fight Opens Door to Wider LGBT Rights

In an op-ed today in USA Today, HRC President Chad Griffin wrote about the historic week following the signing of Indiana’s discriminatory Religious Freedom Restoration Act and the fight for wider LGBT rights.

Arkansans Rally to End Discrimination

Today, HRC President Chad Griffin was joined by a crowd of Arkansans on the Capitol steps in a call to hold the legislature accountable to ensure a suitable, modified version of HB 1228 is put forward.

Progress Seen in Arkansas RFRA Fight As Governor Hutchinson Halts Bill

Today, in response to the announcement that Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson will ask the Arkansas Legislature to recall the discriminatory H.B. 1228, the HRC released this statement from its President, Chad Griffin.

View from the left—time for the Human Rights Campaign to step up

HRC president Chad Griffin (left) behind David Boies, whom he helped recruit to launch a high-profile legal challenge to Proposition 8. This week Indiana became the second state to enact a rabidly anti-LGBT law—Arkansas beat them toShow More Summary

HRC: Under Harry Reid, Senate Fundamentally Changed the Lives of LGBT Americans

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.

HRC Claims Record With "People's Brief"

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

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

NEWS: Gay Marriage, Oscars, Heatwave, 'Fox News Clowns'

3 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

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...

HRC prez: As of this week, 70% of Americans will live in a marriage equality state

4 months agoLGBT / Gay : Good As You

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...

Chad Griffin Grilled on Whether HRC Would Support LGBT Civil Rights Bill With Broader Religious Exemption

4 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

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...

Op-ed: Federal Equality, Nothing More, Nothing Less

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

Op-ed: Yes, We Can Still Make LGBT Allies With a Republican Majority

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

Hathos Alert

“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 […]

Op-ed: A Victory But Not Justice for All

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

WaPo Profiles Signorile & Griffin

7 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

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

Chad Griffin Joins Twitter

7 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

.@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

Barney Frank Criticizes HRC President Chad Griffin's Apology to the Trans Community for ENDA 2007

7 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

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...

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