HRC: New CDC data shows LGBTQ youth are more likely to be bullied and have attempted suicide than straight cisgender youth

HRC: New CDC data shows LGBTQ youth are more likely to be bullied and have attempted suicide than straight cisgender youth

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailLast week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released the national Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance (YRBS) results for 2019. It’s clear from the national data that many LGBTQ young people continue to suffer higher health and suicide risks than their peers. This follows the same trends present …

HRC remembers civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis

HRC remembers civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailWASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization, responded to the tragic news that US Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) has passed away at the age of 80. “Rep. John Lewis is a hero and civil …

New HRC research brief – “Supporting Safety of LGBTQ Children and Youth: Risk Factors of Child Abuse and Neglect during COVID-19”

New HRC research brief – “Supporting Safety of LGBTQ Children and Youth: Risk Factors of Child Abuse and Neglect during COVID-19”

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailIn a groundbreaking new issue brief, the Human Rights Campaign Foundation summarized how LGBTQ people could face disproportionate economic and health risks amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. As the virus continues to affect communities across the globe, growing attention has been given to the safety risks facing children and youth. …

HRC endorses Vice President Joe Biden for president

HRC endorses Vice President Joe Biden for president

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailWASHINGTON, DC  – Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization, announced its endorsement of Joe Biden for president. The HRC’s Board of Directors, comprising 26 community leaders from across the nation, unanimously and enthusiastically voted to endorse …

HRC releases research brief on the unique vulnerabilities of the LGBTQ community during the COVID-19 crisis

HRC releases research brief on the unique vulnerabilities of the LGBTQ community during the COVID-19 crisis

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailWASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, the educational arm of the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization, published a research brief outlining health and economic risks faced by the LGBTQ community during the COVID-19 public …

HRC scores Washington companies’ LGBTQ-inclusive workplace policies in new corporate Equality Index

HRC scores Washington companies’ LGBTQ-inclusive workplace policies in new corporate Equality Index

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailHRC scores Washington companies’ LGBTQ-inclusive workplace policies in new corporate Equality Index WASHINGTON, DC (January 21, 2020) – America’s leading companies and law firms are stepping up in record numbers to adopt increasingly forward-looking policies and practices to meet the needs of their lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer …

Washington cities shine in latest Municipal Equality Index

Washington cities shine in latest Municipal Equality Index

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailWASHINGTON, D.C. (Nov. 19) – Today the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the nation’s largest LGBTQ civil rights organization, in partnership with the Equality Federation Institute, released its eighth annual Municipal Equality Index (MEI), assessing LGBTQ equality in 506 cities across the nation, including 10 …

HRC Releases Sex Discrimination Report

HRC Releases Sex Discrimination Report

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailWASHINGTON — Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization, published its “Inclusive Interpretations of Sex Discrimination Law,” a report that outlines how federal courts have developed a consistent legal narrative regarding discrimination against LGBTQ people as constituting …