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Biden Pushes for ENDA, Blasts Human Rights Abuses

By Winnie McCroy | Sunday Mar 23, 2014
At a Human Rights Campaign Gala this weekend in Los Angeles, Vice President Joe Biden delivered a powerful speech to 1,000 guests, putting the world on blast for human rights abuses by focusing on the floundering Employment Non-Discrimination Act.

Gays in Kenya Protest Against Ugandan Bill

Monday Feb 10, 2014
Gays and lesbians in Kenya have joined a global effort to protest against an anti-homosexuality bill passed by Uganda’s parliament and now in the hands of the country’s president.

Obama Used Word ’Gay’ 274 Times in 5 Years

Thursday Jan 23, 2014
The nation’s largest gay rights group, The Human Rights Campaign, did some digging and found that President Barack Obama has used "gay" 274 times since taking office in 2009.

Her HRC Holds Boston Superbowl Soiree

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Jan 22, 2014
On February 2, the Human Rights Campaign will return to Boston’s Harvard Square for Her HRC, a lesbian-focused event with entertainment and DJs.

HRC Seeks Fed Recognition For Utah Gay Marriages

By Julie Pace | Thursday Jan 9, 2014
The nation’s largest gay rights group is asking the federal government to recognize same-sex couples that married in Utah before the Supreme Court put these unions in the state on hold.

Gift Guide 2013: Gifting and Giving Back

By Matthew Wexler | Friday Nov 29, 2013
Your gift giving can have an even greater impact when you choose to pay it forward by bestowing your loved ones with items that benefit a reputable nonprofit organization. From kitsch to couture, a little intention goes a long way.

’The Gayest Year in Gay History’: Rights Piling Up; Battles Still Ahead

Wednesday Nov 6, 2013
From one end of the country to the other, the overlapping developments on a single day underscored what a historic year 2013 has been for the U.S. gay-rights movement - "the gayest year in gay history," according to Fred Sainz of the Human Rights Campaign

Biden Cancels Speech at LGBT Event Amid Shutdown

By Josh Lederman | Thursday Oct 3, 2013
Vice President Joe Biden is canceling a speech to an influential gay rights group because of the government shutdown.

Right Wing Group Attempts to ’Stick it’ to HRC

By EDGE | Friday Sep 6, 2013
Last week anti-gay hate group MassResistance launched a promotional movement against The Human Rights Campaign through the sale of stickers meant to ridicule the gay advocacy group’s trademark blue square sticker with a yellow equality symbol

Walmart to Extend Benefits to Same-Sex Spouses

By EDGE | Tuesday Aug 27, 2013
Walmart employees received a memo yesterday informing them of the company’s new policy to extend benefits to same-sex spouses of associates eligible