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

Modeling Inclusion: HBCUs and LGBTQ+ Support

The Human Rights Campaign partnered with The Rutgers Center for Minority Serving Institutions to release ‘Modeling Inclusion: HBCUs and LGBTQ+ Support,” a research brief examining the ground-breaking steps that Historically…

Transgender, Communities of Color

Seven Things About Transgender People That You Didn't Know

While issues facing transgender and non-binary communities have recently received greater attention from the public, policymakers and government officials, we’ve been around for centuries in cultures and history as early…

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…

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…

Health & Aging, Communities of Color, Transgender

Research on LGBTQ People and the COVID-19 Pandemic

Research by HRC and PSB Insights shows that LGBTQ people face disproportionate hardship due to the coronavirus pandemic.
HRC Foundation and PSB research in March 2021 found that amidst the…