Leon Cato: Why Black History Still Hasn’t Paved the Way for Black Transgender People

Now, perhaps more than ever before, black people are joining forces and standing up for their rights and recognition. Yet, there is still disharmony within that same united front when it comes to accepting our transgender brothers and sisters.

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Black History Month Comes to a Close


This year, HRC spotlighted the voices of African-American LGBT leaders and allies as part of HRC’s Black History Month series.

Welcome to the Special Envoy for LGBT Rights


HRC was well represented at today’s reception for Randy Berry, the newly-announced Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBT Persons

Sleater-Kinney Joins HRC’s Equality Rocks Campaign


Rock band Sleater-Kinney has joined HRC’s Equality Rocks campaign.

Catwoman Comes Out as Bisexual


DC Comics’ Catwoman Selina Kyle comes out as bisexual in the latest issue of the hit comic series.

House of Peace


Recently, HRC Mississippi had the pleasure of hosting a group of 11th graders from Needham, Massachusetts.

West Virginians Come Out Against Discriminatory “Abolishing Local Liberty Bill” During House Hearing


Today’s House hearing on West Virginia’s so-called Intrastate Commerce Improvement Act, HB 2881, received overwhelming opposition from LGBT and straight advocates, business leaders, community members and elected officials.

I am a Survivor Of “Conversion Therapy.” It’s Time to Ban it in Oregon.


​One of the bills in front of the Oregon House this session is House Bill 2307, the Youth Mental Health Protection Act. 

As Jeb Bush Gears up 2016 Presidential Campaign, HRC Highlights His Opposition to LGBT Equality


Today, the HRC released a comprehensive research report on potential presidential candidate Jeb Bush that highlights his record opposing LGBT equality.

Focused on What’s Important: Cedric Gum


At 25-years-old, Arkansas native and community activist Cedric Gum has seen it all.
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