Dr. Rachel Levine Makes History as First Openly Transgender Senate-Confirmed Federal Official

Today, the Human Rights Campaign celebrated the landmark confirmation of Dr. Rachel Levine as Assistant Secretary for Health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. In a bipartisan confirmation vote, by the U.S. Senate, Levine is the first openly transgender, Senate-confirmed federal official in U.S. history.

Equality Magazine: Winter 2021

A New Day for Equality

It is a new day in America. After an inspiring election, the White House and Congress are pro-equality and we are closer than ever before to achieving full equality under the law. But we can’t slow down as we cross the finish line, we must take action to realize our dreams and dismantle the systems of oppression. It is time to demand equality.

Read the Winter 2021 issue

The Latest Updates

April 9, 2021 | HRC Staff

#AM_Equality: April 9, 2021

#AM_Equality: West Virginia Senate passes anti-trans sports bill; HRC celebrates National Volunteer Month

April 8, 2021 | Wyatt Ronan

West Virginia Senate Passes Anti-Trans Athlete Bill

WEST VIRGINIA — Today, the West Virginia State Senate passed HB 3293, an anti-transgender bill that would ban transgender girls and women from participating in sports at the elementary, secondary,…

April 8, 2021 | HRC Staff

#AM_Equality: April 8, 2021

#AM_Equality: Corporate leaders take a stand against anti-LGBTQ bills; HRC marks Holocaust Remembrance Day

April 7, 2021 | HRC Staff

#AM_Equality: April 7, 2021

#AM_Equality: Arkansas passes unprecedented anti-trans medical bill; HRC launches Count Me In campaign

April 6, 2021 | Guest contributor

Telling Trans Stories: Adam

Across the country, state legislatures are trying to pass dangerous bills that attack transgender kids. From legislation preventing kids from playing sports to others that would prevent access to gender-affirming…