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#EyesOnChechnya—HRC President Urges Tillerson to Grant Visas to LGBTQ Chechens Fleeing Violence

HRC President Chad Griffin sent a letter to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson urging him to allow those fleeing violence in Chechnya -- including gay and bisexual men who have been targeted by the government -- access to U.S. visas. This comes after reports that the U.S. Show More Summary

#AM_Equality Tipsheet: May 18, 2017

HRC PRESIDENT CHAD GRIFFIN CALLS FOR FULL, UNIMPEDED INVESTIGATION INTO TRUMP CAMPAIGN TIES TO RUSSIA: Former FBI Director Robert Mueller “must be allowed to conduct this probe without interference by President Trump and U.S. Attorney...Show More Summary

#AM_Equality Tipsheet: May 10, 2017

HRC CALLS FOR SPECIAL PROSECUTOR IN WAKE OF TRUMP FIRING OF FBI DIRECTOR COMEY: HRC President Chad Griffin (@ChadHGriffin) issued the following statement after Donald Trump fired FBI Director James Comey: “Donald Trump just fired the man leading the investigation into his ties to Russia. Show More Summary

HRC Joins 19 Coalition Partners in Calling Upon DHS to Halt Deportation of DREAMers

Today, HRC's President Chad Griffin joined the leaders of 19 progressive organizations in calling upon U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly to halt the deportations of Daniela Vargas of Mississippi and Daniel Ramirez of Seattle,...Show More Summary

HRC Statement on Jeff Sessions

HRC released the following statement on Attorney General Jeff Sessions: HRC President Chad Griffin: “The Attorney General bears a sacred responsibility for enforcing our laws, upholding the Constitution and protecting civil rights that are crucial to our community. Show More Summary

Chad Griffin schools Sean Spicer on Trump’s trans student discrimination

3 months agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

Hey Sean — Chad Griffin from the Human Rights Campaign here. Caught your response to our statement during yesterday’s briefing. I’m sure you’ll likely face more questions about this today, so there were a few things I was hoping to correct before you do. If you don’t mind, I’ve BCC’d many of the WH press [...]

#AM_Equality Tipsheet: February 24, 2017

“THE GOVERNMENT… IS NO LONGER STANDING UP FOR TRANS YOUNG PEOPLE”: In an interview with MSNBC’s Peter Alexander (@PeterAlexander), HRC President Chad Griffin (@ChadHGriffin) condemned the Trump Administration’s decision to rescind protective guidance for transgender students. Show More Summary

Opposition mounts to Trump pick for Supreme Court

Several Democratic senators announced they will oppose the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court. Chad Griffin of the Human Rights Campaign...

The Resistance: 'He now has a boss that is the American people'

Leaders of progressive groups are banding together to fight Trump's policies. Cecile Richards of Planned Parenthood, Chad Griffin of the Human Rights...

Meet Trump's 3 problematic contenders for SCOTUS

Leaders from 3 progressive advocacy groups, Cecile Richards of Planned Parenthood, Chad Griffin of Human Rights Campaign, and Greisa Martinez of United We...

HRC President Chad Griffin Pens Op-Ed on LGBTQ Equality Movement

HRC President Chad Griffin penned a piece for World Economic Forum on the LGBTQ equality movement on Monday. In his op-ed, Griffin discusses the momentum behind the global movement for LGBTQ equality, which is greater now than ever before,...Show More Summary

#AM_Equality Tipsheet: December 12, 2016

SENATE MUST ENSURE REX TILLERSON IS COMMITTED TO GLOBAL LGBTQ EQUALITY: Following media reports that President-elect Donald Trump is expected to nominate ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State, HRC President Chad Griffin (@ChadHGriffin) called on senators from both parties to ensure that the nominee is committed to LGBTQ equality. Show More Summary

A Watershed Moment for Equality

The defeat of North Carolina's Pat McCrory proves that progress has not completely ground to a halt, writes HRC's Chad Griffin.

HRC Joins White House and Other LGBTQ Organizations for World AIDS Day Summit in New Orleans

Today, the White House, in partnership with federal agencies and local LGBTQ organizations, hosted its latest regional LGBT Summit in New Orleans. HRC President Chad Griffin introduced and spoke with U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy...Show More Summary

Human Rights Campaign Statement on Gwen Ifill’s Passing

Today HRC President Chad Griffin issued the following statement, upon the news of award-winning PBS anchor Gwen Ifill’s passing: “Gwen Ifill was a trailblazer and an unparalleled force for journalistic integrity. She was courageous and determined and tireless in using her considerable platform to hold political leaders accountable. Show More Summary

President of HRC Chad Griffin Releases Statement in Response to Trump's Win

7 months agoLGBT / Gay : Out.com

“This is a crucial moment for our nation and for the LGBTQ movement. The election of a man who stands opposed to our most fundamental values has left us all stunned."

HRC President on Election of Donald Trump: ‘We Don’t Slow Down. We Double Down’

7 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Human Rights Campaign President Chad Griffin released a statement last night following the election of Donald Trump and Mike Pence to the White House: “Throughout our nation’s history, we’ve faced devastating setbacks in our pursuit of a more perfect… Read The post HRC President on Election of Donald Trump: ‘We Don’t Slow Down. We Double Down’ appeared first on Towleroad.

HRC Statement on the Election of Donald Trump: Our March Toward Equality Continues

Tonight, HRC issued the following statement on the election of Donald Trump and Mike Pence. HRC President Chad Griffin made the following statement: “Throughout our nation’s history, we’ve faced devastating setbacks in our pursuit of a more perfect union. Show More Summary

HRC Congratulates U.S. Senator Michael Bennet on Election Victory

Tonight, HRC congratulated Colorado’s U.S. Senator Michael Bennet on his re-election campaign victory. “Congratulations to U.S. Senator Michael Bennet on his important victory tonight,” said HRC President Chad Griffin. “Senator Bennet is a champion for LGBTQ equality, and his return to the U.S. Show More Summary

Griffin Helps #turnOUT the Vote in Nevada

HRC President Chad Griffin was in Nevada this past week to rally support in the Silver State to make sure we have pro-equality voices elected to Congress this year. In addition to being a swing state for the presidential race, thereShow More Summary

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