HRC Story

The Human Rights Campaign represents a force of more than 1.5 million members and supporters nationwide. As the largest national lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization, HRC envisions a world where LGBT people are ensured of their basic equal rights, and can be open, honest and safe at home, at work and in the community.


  • About Us

    HRC advocates for LGBT equality and educates the public about LGBT issues.

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  • Mission Statement

    HRC is organized and will be operated for the promotion of the social welfare of the LGBT community.

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  • HRC Foundation

    HRCF improves the lives of LGBT people by working to increase understanding and encourage the adoption of LGBT-inclusive policies and practices.

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  • Our Logo

    The logo — unveiled in fall 1995 — helped usher in a new era for the organization, which had previously been known as the Human Rights Campaign Fund.

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  • Our Building

    HRC's headquarters in the nation's capital is evidence that the organization is here to stay.

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  • Our Victories

    Since its founding in 1980, HRC has led the way in promoting fairness for LGBT Americans.

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  • Annual Reports

    View HRC and the HRC Foundation's annual reports and filings. 

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  • Leadership

    HRC staff, boards and advisers work tirelessly to ensure progress toward LGBT equality.

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  • Equality Center

    The Equality Center is a unique venue that is perfectly suited for a wide variety of events.

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  • Careers

    Why not bring your talents and skills to HRC? We offer a wide-range of job opportunities. 

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  • Fellowships

    View more information about the McLeary Law Fellows Program for students looking to pursue a shared interest in civil rights, policy and/or nonprofit lawyering.

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  • Internships

    Find your role in more than 25 program areas, ranging from political to development, communications to education.

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  • Celebrity Supporters

    Our celebrity supporters have used their place in the public eye to advance LGBT equality. 

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  • Corporate Partners

    Our corporate partners support equality. Show your loyalty - support them.

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  • Contact Us

    We value the thoughts and concerns of all of our members and supporters.

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