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Meryl Streep responds to 'overrated' comment at HRC dinner

Meryl Streep honored at HRC dinner, uses time on stage to provoke a call-to-action.

Meryl Streep gave a blistering speech about the current state of political well-being among Americans and their rights on Saturday night. 

Honored at the Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) awards gala, the Oscar-winning actress extended what she only touched upon in her Golden Globes speech in January..

Be ready to rally on decision day

With a decision expected in the historic marriage equality case Obergefell v. Hodges any day now, LGBT advocates and allies are planning for decision day across the country.

Next HRC Connect event to explore being LGBT in the corporate world

Is it risky to be out and visible at work? Please join HRC San Diego for our April Connect with guest speakers Tristan Higgins and Ron Wasinger from Sony Electronics for a discussion of their experiences as visible members of the LGBT community at a large corporation.

Honoring Bayard Rustin

Bayard Rustin, the brilliant organizer of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, lived openly as a gay man. He became active in the gay and lesbian rights movement when his companion, Walter Naegle, nudged him to do so in the 1980s.

HRC calls out anti-gay Gambian President Jammeh

HRC runs ad in Potomac, MD newspaper to highlight the deplorable anti-LGBT record of Jammeh, who has a home in the community which is estimated to be worth $3.5 million.

Advocates sound alarm on wave of new state bills that would chip away at equality

The bills—many modeled on a failed attempt in Arizona last year that drew condemnation from businesses, faith communities, and elected officials in both parties—put all state non-discrimination laws at risk of being undermined or mooted. They threaten not just the LGBT community, but women, members of minority faiths and other minority classes.

Georgians fight against discrimination

HRC is on the ground in Georgia this week fighting anti-LGBT forces who are working to pass a religious refusal law through the Georgia General Assembly.