Post submitted by Maureen McCarty, former HRC Deputy Director of Marketing

Last night on Chelsea Lately, host Chelsea Handler donned HRC’s Love Conquers Hate T-shirt during a hilarious sit-down with star Tom Hiddleston.

While the two stars joked, Handler lent her high profile platform to support HRC’s campaign to raise awareness about the Russian government’s ongoing crusade of homophobia and HRC’s continued work to support LGBT Russians.

Since yesterday’s launch of the “Love Conquers Hate” campaign, a diverse group of prominent celebrities, athletes and politicians, including Jamie Lee Curtis, Wentworth Miller, Kevin Bacon and Jason Collins, have stood up in support

Watch the clip from Chelsea Lately below.

To participate in the campaign, share a photo of yourself wearing the Russian-language version of HRC’s iconic Love Conquers Hate T-shirt on Instagram with the hashtag #LoveConquersHate. Each photo that is shared with the hashtag will be aggregated at

100% of the net proceeds from the sale of the T-shirts will go to a fund that supports LGBT advocates in Russia.

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