The LGBTQ community will not achieve full equality as long as LGBTQ people of color continue to face oppression and marginalization on the basis of race. The Human Rights Campaign is committed to fighting racism and racial oppression, challenging hateful policies and rhetoric and representing and advocating for the full diversity of the LGBTQ community through a range of strategies, tactics and programs.

Coming Out, Communities of Color, Religion & Faith

Religion and Coming Out Issues for Asian Pacific Americans

The beliefs of Asian Pacific Islander religions may not be any more homophobic than others, but the interconnectedness of culture and religion means that any homophobia related to faith can…

Religion & Faith, Coming Out, Communities of Color

Religion and Coming Out Issues for Latinxs

More than two-thirds of Hispanics (68%) identify themselves as Roman Catholics, according to a 2007 survey by the Pew Hispanic Center and Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life. The…

Communities of Color, Laws & Legislation, Religion & Faith, Federal Policy

End Racial and Religious Profiling Act

The End Racial and Religious Profiling Act would prohibit federal, state, and local law enforcement from targeting a person based on actual or perceived race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, gender,…

HIV & AIDS, Communities of Color, College

About the HBCU Program

HRC Foundation’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Program mobilizes and supports HBCUs in enhancing policies and services that promote excellence in LGBTQ inclusion, equity, and engagement. We focus on…

Transgender, Hate Crimes, Communities of Color

Violence Against the Transgender Community in 2016

Sadly, 2016 has already seen at least 16 transgender people fatally shot, stabbed and killed by other violent means. As HRC continues to work toward justice and equality for transgender…

Communities of Color, College

HBCU Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Summit

HRC Foundation's HBCU Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Briefing brings together HBCU presidents and senior executives to discuss LGBTQ-inclusive practices and policies and to share best practices for expanding equality on…