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HRC to Fight for Gay Rights in the South with Help from Tim Cook

NATIONAL | Dec 18
Apple chief executive Tim Cook, the first openly gay CEO of a Fortune 500 company, is donating money to help fund a gay rights initiative in his native Alabama and two other Southern states, organizers said Thursday.

Ex-Gay Calls on HRC to Pay for Co-Founder's Conversion Therapy

CRIME | By EDGE | Nov 23
Conversion therapist and ex-gay advocate Christopher Doyle may be looking to make a buck as he demands that HRC pay for reparative therapy in the wake of his arrest on sex abuse charges involving a minor.

Barilla From Worst to First on HRC's Corporate Equality Index

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 20
Barilla Pasta went from worst to best in LGBT rights in one year, getting a 100 on HRC's Corporate Equality Index.

HRC Demands End to LGBT Discrimination at Hospitals

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Nov 12
The HRC's new reports reveals that LGBT Americans are still facing discrimination in health care. They demand that facilities adopt inclusive non-discrimination policies.

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute a 'Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality'

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 4
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute has been recognized as a "Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality" by the Human Rights Campaign.

HRC Promotes Use of Truvada for PrEP

AIDS | By David Crary | Oct 18
The largest U.S. gay-rights organization Saturday endorsed efforts to promote the use of a once-a-day pill to prevent HIV infection and called on insurers to provide more generous coverage of the drug.

Gay and Lesbian Rights Group Keeps Wyoming Staffed

NATIONAL | Sep 21
One of the country's largest gay and lesbian rights organizations says it will permanently station staffers in Wyoming.

Anthony Bourdain Speaks Out for Marriage Equality

FOOD/DRINK | By EDGE | Aug 14
Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) released a video ad featuring Emmy Award-winning chef, author and TV host Anthony Bourdain for the group's Americans for Marriage Equality campaign.

ENDA Victim of Friendly Fire:: The ACLU & 6 LGBT Orgs Pull Support

NATIONAL | By Bobby McGuire | Jul 9
The Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) hit an unexpected stumbling block Tuesday, when six national gay rights organizations led by the ACLU, citing objections to the bill’s religious exemption, publicly withdrew their support for the legislation.

HRC Releases Report as Russia’s Anti-Gay Law Turns One

INTERNATIONAL | By EDGE | Jun 27
The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) has released a new report detailing the disturbing trends of harassment, investigations, arrests, and acts of violence against LGBT Russians in the wake of the country’s gay propaganda law that was passed on June 29, 2013

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