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.

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QTBIPOC Mental Health and Well-Being

LGBTQ+ people of color, similar to their broader LGBTQ+ community, experience alarmingly high rates of mental health challenges. It disrupts their daily lives and can be life-threatening, especially for children…

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Communities of Color, College

#HBCUOutLoud Day

HRC Foundation’s Historically Black College and Universities (HBCU) Program has coined a national day (#HBCUOutLoudDay) to raise awareness about the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer HBCU community. HBCU OutLoud…

HIV & Health Equity, 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…

Communities of Color, LGBTQ+ Youth

Black and African American LGBTQ Youth Report

In 2017, the Human Rights Campaign Foundation partnered with researchers at the University of Connecticut to conduct a groundbreaking survey of over 12,000 LGBTQ youth and capture their experiences in…

Coming Out, Communities of Color

Coming Out: Living Authentically as Black LGBTQ People

We all deserve the right to live our lives genuinely, completely and honestly. Race, ethnicity, language, religion, culture, gender expression, sexual orientation and gender identity should never be barriers to…