Press Room

March 04, 2004


Hilary Rosen to Join Fight Against Discriminatory Amendment As HRC’s Marriage Campaign Strategist

Rosen Brings More than 20 Years of Capitol Hill Experience

WASHINGTON - The Human Rights Campaign announced today that Hilary Rosen has agreed to join HRC's Marriage Campaign as the campaign strategist. Rosen will manage the effort to defeat any attempt to discriminate against same-sex couples and their children in the U.S. Constitution.

"Hilary is known throughout Washington and across the country as a great leader with impeccable political savvy and acumen. We are thrilled to have her vision and talent during this critical time as we work to defeat any attempt to discriminate against same-sex couples and their families in the Constitution," said HRC President Cheryl Jacques.

Rosen brings more than 25 years of experience as a lobbyist in Washington, D.C. She is the former chairman and CEO of the Recording Industry Association of America a partner in the lobbying firm Liz Robbins Associates and served on the transition teams of Sens. Dianne Feinstein and Bill Bradley. In 1986, Rosen was also the then-Human Rights Campaign Fund's first lobbyist on Capitol Hill when she ran her own public affairs consulting company. Since she retired from RIAA in June 2003, she has served as a media industry consultant and TV commentator.

The Human Rights Campaign is the largest national gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender political organization with members throughout the country. It effectively lobbies Congress, provides campaign support and educates the public to ensure that GLBT Americans can be open, honest and safe at home, at work and in the community.