Washington -Human Rights Campaign President Joe Solmonese released the following statement today in memory of Rodger McFarlane who died Friday:
"Rodger will always be remembered as a tireless leader who, throughout his career, set the LGBT movement on a straighter path to full equality. In the darkest days of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, Rodger emerged as a hopeful leader who never backed down from a difficult struggle. His intense advocacy was only matched by his wit and good humor and our community will for generations be the beneficiary of his talents and dedication."
The Human Rights Campaign is America's largest civil rights organization working to achieve lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality. By inspiring and engaging all Americans, HRC strives to end discrimination against LGBT citizens and realize a nation that achieves fundamental fairness and equality for all.
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