Ellen Page received the Vanguard award over the weekend at the Human Rights Campaign’s Washington D.C. gala, and spoke mostly about how her life has changed in the year and a half since she came out of the closet at the group’s Creating C… The post Ellen Page: ‘I Acutely Remember the Pain I Was In Before I Was Out’ — WATCH appeared first on Towleroad.
Earlier today, Hillary Clinton recommitted to the work ahead with Human Rights Campaign's volunteer leaders.
Apple CEO Tim Cook received the Visibility Award from the Human Rights Campaign. “I love to see the iPhones,” Cook smiled, striding to the podium. Cook then talked about coming out last year, in an article he wrote for Bloomberg Businessw… The post Apple CEO Tim Cook Tells HRC That the Fight to End Discrimination is Not Over: WATCH appeared first on Towleroad.
Vice President Joe Biden began his Saturday night keynote speech to the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), “A number of you have said to me over the last three to four years…” and an audience member yelled,“You should run!” Biden responded: “Thank yo… The post VP Joe Biden Hits Homophobic GOP Candidates, Celebrates Gay Rights Activists in HRC Speech: WATCH appeared first on Towleroad.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton tore into GOP hopeful Mike Huckabee and anti-gay Kentucky clerk Kim Davis in a speech to the Human Rights Campaign on Saturday for denying LGBT people their constitutional rights. “I wish that all the progress that we’ve made was so...
Hillary Clinton addressed the Human Rights Campaign at a daytime event before the group’s Washington D.C. gala this evening at which Vice President Joe Biden will give the keynote address. Clinton is appearing on the premiere of Saturday Night… The post WATCH: Hillary Clinton Promises to Fight for LGBT Equality in Human Rights Campaign Speech appeared first on Towleroad.
Human Rights Watch slammed the UN Human Rights Council for failing to stop international law breaches in Yemen, where more than 21 million people desperately need humanitarian aid.
Thousands of children in the Philippines are working in the country's gold mines, where conditions are deadly and "absolutely terrifying," according to a report published Tuesday by Human Rights Watch. According to Time, the report includes interviews with 65 child miners—some of whom started working in gold mines when...
Human Rights Watch says children are working in "absolutely terrifying conditions", some of them diving underwater.
President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe took to the floor of the United Nations on Monday to speak out against LGBT rights. Complaining about "double standards," the African leader declared his country's dedication to "human rights" while...Show More Summary
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A new report by Human Rights Watch and a local rights watchdog says mobs in Kenya's coastal region have repeatedly attacked people based on their sexual orientation and gender identity, although the police have...Show More Summary
Spying on rights defenders 'threatens lives' and could have 'devastating' impacts on NGO work, Human Rights Watch warns.
By Kenneth Roth, Executive Director | ( Human Rights Watch) – – Syrian asylum-seekers are the largest component of the latest refugee surge to Europe. Germany has been extraordinarily generous in providing…
George Clooney and his wife Amal have officially been married for a year now. It’s hard to believe that it’s been a year since we watched the world’s most eligible bachelor marry a beautiful and accomplished human rights attorney named Amal Alamuddin. Show More Summary
KIGALI (Reuters) - Rwanda is unlawfully locking up beggars, sex workers and homeless people to clean up the image of its capital, Human Rights Watch said on Thursday, in a report dismissed by the government.
Human Rights Watch Refugee Rights Program Director Bill Frelick claims that the United States, Russia and other nations should overcome geopolitical differences and unite to provide additional aid to Syrian refugees.
Egypt may have violated laws of war while clearing territory along the Gaza border, says Human Rights Watch.
Human Rights Watch | – – (Washington) – Iraqi government-backed militias carried out widespread destruction of homes and shops around the city of Tikrit in March and April 2015 in violation of…
A number of Western countries, as well as several watchdog organizations, including Human Rights Watch, have criticized the Gulf states that have the highest income per capita for not doing enough to help the Syrians fleeing war in their home country.
The United States and the European Union (EU) should make Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko understand that sanctioning journalists is inappropriate, Human Rights Watch said in a release on Thursday.