For the First Time Ever, Human Rights Campaign Officially Declares ‘State of Emergency’ for LGBTQ+ Americans; Issues National Warning and Guidebook to Ensure Safety for LGBTQ+ Residents and Travelers

HRC’s First-Ever Emergency Declaration Comes After More Than 75 Anti-LGBTQ+ Bills Signed Into Law This Year (More Than Double The Number From Last Year), Creating an Imminent Threat to the Health and Safety of LGBTQ+ People and Families Nationwide

Equality Magazine: Summer 2023

A New Era for HRC

Despite living in a state of emergency, our community continues to stay resilient. We are still coming together, celebrating ourselves and advocating for our rights. It is more important than ever that we join together to send a clear message: We are not going anywhere.

Read the Summer 2023 issue

The Latest Updates

November 22, 2023 | HRC staff

Viewing Guide: Thanksgiving Edition

As we approach the winter holidays, we at HRC are grateful for many things: our friends and family, important electoral wins in Virginia, Kentucky, Ohio and more, carbohydrates, LGBTQ+ advocates…

November 17, 2023 | Kelley Robinson

Kelley’s Weekly Message: November 2023

Check out these updates from Kelley Robinson highlighting key issues that affect the LGBTQ+ community in a special note for members and supporters of HRC.
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November 15, 2023 | Violet Lhant

Honoring LaKendra Andrews, Black Trans Woman Taken Too Soon

LaKendra Andrews, a 26-year-old Black transgender woman, was from Shreveport, Louisiana, and was the founder of a non-profit. According to PGHLesbian Correspondents, LaKendra was “interested in cooking, drawing, dance, baking,…