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HRC President Chad Griffin Thanks Charlotte City Council for Defending City’s Ordinance

Post submitted by Hope Jackson, Southern Regional Field Organizer Yesterday, HRC President Chad Griffin joined our partners at the TurnOUT! North Carolina (NC) project, along with numerous local Charlotte leaders, to thank CharlotteShow More Summary

Silicon Valley Enlisted To Fight North Carolina's Anti-LGBT Law

2 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

The Human Rights Campaign is asking major tech companies to lend their support to the Justice Department's case against North Carolina's new anti-LGBT law. The LGBT equality group's president, Chad Griffin, is in Silicon Valley meeting...Show More Summary

WATCH:HRC President Chad Griffin Discusses North Carolina Governor’s Desperate Attempt to Defend HB2

Today, HRC President Chad Griffin joined Tamron Hall on MSNBC to discuss Governor Pat McCrory’s lawsuit defending the deeply discriminatory HB2. The lawsuit was filed this morning in response to an order from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ). Show More Summary

Advocates and Civil Rights Leaders Convene at HRC Rally to Demand Repeal of Anti-LGBT HB 1523

Hundreds of state civil rights advocates will join HRC President Chad Griffin, former NAACP President Ben Jealous, Bishop Brian Seage of the Mississippi Episcopal Diocese, and other equality partners at HRC’s Rally to Repeal H.B. 1523, today at 3:30 p.m. Show More Summary

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

2 months 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

2 months 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

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