Vice President Joe Biden to Deliver Keynote Address at the Human Rights Campaign National Dinner

by HRC Staff

WASHINGTON – The Human Rights Campaign, the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization, today announced that Vice President Joe Biden will deliver the keynote address at the organization’s 17th Annual National Dinner on Saturday, October 5, 2013 in Washington, D.C.

“Vice President Biden has been a champion of civil rights for his entire career, from his leadership on the Violence Against Women Act to his strong support for marriage equality,” said HRC President Chad Griffin.   “As Senator and Vice President, his work to advance LGBT equality is just one chapter in a remarkable lifetime of service.” 

The event, which is sold out and expected to draw 3,400 guests, will begin with receptions starting at 5:00 p.m. at the Washington Convention Center.  All media planning to attend the Human Rights Campaign National Dinner must pre-register by Tuesday, October 1.  To request credentials please contact Paul Guequierre at  Only media credentialed for this event will be allowed entrance; further press logistics and coverage details are forthcoming to credentialed media.

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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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