Tag Archive | Human Rights Campaign

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 […]

US: HRC Calls on Senate to Reject Anti-LGBTQ Judicial Nominee Kyle Duncan

US: HRC Calls on Senate to Reject Anti-LGBTQ Judicial Nominee Kyle Duncan

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC), America’s largest LGBTQ civil rights organization, has called on the US Senate to reject the nomination of Kyle Duncan, put forward by the Trump-Pence Administration for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, whose long history opposing the fundamental rights of LGBTQ people makes him unfit to serve. […]

Hawaii: House of Reps Passes Bill to Protect LGBTQ Youth from Conversion Therapy

Hawaii: House of Reps Passes Bill to Protect LGBTQ Youth from Conversion Therapy

LGBT rights group, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) have hailed a vote by Hawaii’s House of Representatives, approving SB 270 — legislation protecting LGBTQ youth from the dangerous and debunked practice of so-called ‘conversion therapy’. Several amendments were added to the bill, sending it to conference committee before it can move to Governor David Ige’s […]

Alaska: Anchorage Voters Reject Anti-Trans Proposition 1

Alaska: Anchorage Voters Reject Anti-Trans Proposition 1

The Human Rights Campaign, the American LGBTQ civil rights organisation, celebrated an election victory in Anchorage, Alaska, where voters soundly rejected Proposition 1 – a dangerous ballot measure that sought to eliminate existing municipal non-discrimination protections for transgender people.

US: Pulse Survivors And Family Members Lead in #MarchForOurLives

US: Pulse Survivors And Family Members Lead in #MarchForOurLives

On Saturday 24th March, in Washington DC, Pulse Nightclub shooting survivors and family members led hundreds of members and supporters of the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) — the LGBTQ civil rights organization — in the March For Our Lives. Before stepping off, the survivors and family members addressed HRC’s annual Spring Equality Convention to talk […]

US: Carson Admits Ignoring Protections for LGBTQ in Homeless Shelters

US: Carson Admits Ignoring Protections for LGBTQ in Homeless Shelters

Yesterday (20th) LGBTQ rights group, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) in the US, criticised Secretary Ben Carson’s admission that the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is delaying important resources protecting LGBTQ people in homeless shelters.

US: LGBT Rights Group to Honour Ty Herndon With Visibility Award

US: LGBT Rights Group to Honour Ty Herndon With Visibility Award

On Friday last, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), announced that Grammy-nominated artist, Ty Herndon, will be honoured with the HRC Visibility Award, at the 2018 HRC Nashville Equality Dinner on Saturday, March 17, 2018. “Ty Herndon is a fearless advocate for equality, and a country music trailblazer,” said HRC President Chad Griffin. “He is changing hearts and […]