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US: HRC Endorses Pro-equality Candidates for Ohio

US: HRC Endorses Pro-equality Candidates for Ohio

Yesterday, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) in the US announced its endorsement of eight pro-equality candidates in the Ohio State Legislature. “For too long, anti-equality politicians have held our state back, failing the majority of Ohioans who support fairness, equality and protections for the LGBTQ community. It is critical that we invest in fair-minded, pro-equality […]

US: Momentum for Equality Act Continues to Grow 3 Years After Bill First Introduced

US: Momentum for Equality Act Continues to Grow 3 Years After Bill First Introduced

240+ bipartisan members of Congress, and 115 leading businesses, have endorsed legislation to guarantee full federal equality to LGBTQ people In 30 states, LGBTQ Americans remain at risk of being fired, denied housing, or turned away from a business simply because of who they are Yesterday, in the US, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) released […]

US: Survey Finds LGBTQ Student-Athletes Overwhelmingly Remain Closeted

US: Survey Finds LGBTQ Student-Athletes Overwhelmingly Remain Closeted

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation and the University of Connecticut have released a groundbreaking report, Play to Win: Improving the Lives of LGBTQ Youth in Sports, detailing the experiences of LGBTQ student-athletes. The report analyzes responses to sports-related questions by more than 12,000 young people, ranging in age from 13 to 17, from all […]

HRC Marks 2 Years Since Pulse Nightclub Tragedy -‘Honor Victims with Action’

HRC Marks 2 Years Since Pulse Nightclub Tragedy -‘Honor Victims with Action’

Yesterday, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), honoured the lives of the 49 people – most of them young, LGBTQ and Latinx – killed in the attack at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando on June 12, 2016. “Every day, we carry forward the memories of the 49 people whose lives were cruelly and tragically taken at […]

New Hampshire: Governor Signs Legislation Protecting Trans People from Discrimination

New Hampshire: Governor Signs Legislation Protecting Trans People from Discrimination

In New Hampshire, Republican Governor, Chris Sununu, has signed HB 1319 into law, protecting transgender individuals across the state from discrimination in employment, housing and public spaces. The major victory for equality marks the first statewide proactive win on LGBTQ non-discrimination protections in any state since 2016. New Hampshire is now the 19th state in the […]

Hawaii Enacts Legislation Against ‘Conversion Therapy’

Hawaii Enacts Legislation Against ‘Conversion Therapy’

Hawaii’s Governor David Ige has signed into law SB 270 — legislation protecting LGBTQ youth from the dangerous and debunked practice of so-called ‘conversion therapy’. With Governor Ige’s signature, Hawaii joins the growing number of states and municipalities adopting critical protections for LGBTQ youth. Just this year, Washington and Maryland have also enacted these protections, […]

US: Maryland Enacts Legislation Protecting LGBTQ Youth from ‘Conversion Therapy’

US: Maryland Enacts Legislation Protecting LGBTQ Youth from ‘Conversion Therapy’

Yesterday (15th) the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) along with FreeState Justice, a legal advocacy organization that seeks to improve the lives of LGBTQ Marylanders, and WISE, claimed victory as Maryland Governor, Larry Hogan, signed into law SB 1028 — critical legislation protecting LGBTQ youth from the dangerous and debunked practice of so-called ‘conversion therapy’. With […]