Tag Archives: HRC

NEW JERSEY: Gay Groups Encourage Cory Booker To Challenge Christie In 2013

The Newark Star-Ledger today reports that both Garden State Equality and the Human Rights Campaign are encouraging Mayor Cory Booker to challenge Gov. Chris Christie in his 2013 re-election bid. Steve Goldstein, the head of New Jersey’s largest gay rights organization, says he’ll go “door to door from New Jersey to West Hollywood to raise millions of dollars” if Newark …

Read More »

Morgan Freeman For Marriage

Read More »

Linda Harvey Wants To Boycott Everybody

Hate group leader Linda Harvey has the super-sadz because so many companies scored highly on the 2013 Corporate Equality Index issued this week by the Human Rights Campaign.  And she’s created a boycott letter for her followers to send to, well, everybody. Dear [name of company]: I am writing to you as a [former or potential] customer, to tell you …

Read More »

NOM Raised $6.2M In 2011, 75% Of That Money From Just Two Undisclosed Donors

The Human Rights Campaign marched into NOM’s Washington office today, demanded their now-publicly due 2011 financial filing, and learned that a massive amount of the hate group’s funding last year came from just two undisclosed mega-donors. The National Organization for Marriage (NOM) saw a steep decline in the amount of money it raised in 2011 – dropping to $6.2 million …

Read More »

HRC Issues 2013 Corporate Equality Index

Via press release: In the 2013 CEI, released today, a record 252 businesses achieved the top rating of 100 percent, earning the coveted distinction of “Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality.” As a point of comparison, 13 businesses earned a 100 percent in the inaugural CEI 11 years ago, demonstrating that a new normal has arrived. The policies, benefits …

Read More »

HRC: The Gays Won It For Obama

The Human Rights Campaign sends us this analysis: Total Americans voting 120,871,984 Total LGB voters (5% of electorate) 6,043,599 President Obama’s national popular vote (51% of all voters) 62,088,847 President Obama’s national popular vote margin over Mitt Romney 3,305,710 LGB votes for President Obama (76% of total LGB votes) 4,593,136 President Obama’s LGB votes if the demographic group only voted …

Read More »

HRC Calls For Out Cabinet Member

The Human Rights Campaign says this week’s avalanche of elected LGBT officials underscores the need for an openly gay member of Obama’s cabinet. Chris Geidner reports at Buzzfeed on his conversation with HRC head Chad Griffin: On the appointment of an out LGBT cabinet member, Griffin was equally forceful. “We made historic progress with president Obama in terms of our …

Read More »

HRC Files Complaint Over Anti-Gay Texts

The Human Rights Campaign has filed a complaint with the FCC over anti-gay text messages being sent to voters in states where marriage is on the ballot. Chris Geidner reports at Buzzfeed: Following a series of anti-Obama text messages received on Tuesday night — some of which addressed the president’s record on LGBT issues — HRC, the nation’s largest LGBT …

Read More »

Brad Pitt Donates $100K To Marriage

Brad Pitt has donated $100,000 to the Human Rights Campaign’s marriage equality fund.   They report via press release: “Brad Pitt’s partnership with HRC in this closing week delivers vital resources into these campaigns and we’re proud to be working with him as we show that fundamental fairness will win at the ballot box,” said HRC President Chad Griffin. “With his …

Read More »

ILLINOIS: HRC-Endorsed House Candidate “Isn’t There Yet” On Marriage

Read More »

HRC: 219 House Reps Rated Zero

The Human Rights campaign has issued its evaluation of the 112th Congress. Their report gives 219 members of the House a “zero” rating. HRC today released its Congressional Scorecard for the 112th Congress, rating members of Congress on their support for LGBT-equality. Analysis shows that though the LGBT equality is making gains on Capitol Hill, anti-LGBT legislators continue to halt …

Read More »

HRC Adds $1M To Marriage Push

The Human Rights Campaign has committed another $1 million to the marriage equality campaigns in the four contested states. There is no doubt 2012 is the year of marriage and HRC is committed to making marriage equality the law of the land in Maine, Maryland, and Washington state, and to defeating the discriminatory anti-marriage amendment in Minnesota. Today we are …

Read More »

NAACP Head Speaks To HRC

Read More »

Katey Sagal For Marriage

Trivia: She’s a former Staggering Harlette.

Read More »

TAMPA: Human Rights Campaign To Run Marriage Ad During GOP Convention

Read More »

HomoQuotable – Chad Griffin

“Designating the Family Research Council a hate group has nothing to do with disagreements about marriage equality, nondiscrimination laws or any other policy debate. The real issue is the Family Research Council’s well-documented and continuous pattern of hateful rhetoric. Linking gay people to pedophiles is hateful. “Consider Perkins’s words from 2010: ‘While activists like to claim that pedophilia is a …

Read More »

HRC Denounces Paul Ryan

Read More »

Human Rights Campaign Donates $1M To Fight Marriage Referenda In Four States

Politico has the details: The HRC funds, which are being unveiled Monday, are $250,000 apiece for Maine, Washington, Maryland and Minnesota, all of which have ballot measures in November on gay marriage. Officials said there will be more spending coming, and that it makes the total spent by HRC in 2011 and 2012 on marriage-related efforts to $4.8 million. “These …

Read More »

How Do Your Reps Score?

The Human Rights Campaign has launched a great and simple widget to for you to check on their ratings of the members of Congress. As you can see above, I’m one of the lucky few.

Read More »

Deaf Association For Marriage

From the National Association of the Deaf.

Read More »