Human Rights Campaign
After Winning Marriage, The LGBT Movement Faces An Unexpectedly Tough Battle In Houston
LGBT groups are scrambling to defend a Houston nondiscrimination law on the ballot on Tuesday. They started with a solid lead and have outspent their rivals by millions of dollars — but polls show the race is getting closer. BuzzFeed News reports from inside the campaign and on the streets.
Sen. Leahy Calls For More Aggressive Policy Against Countries That Violate LGBT Rights
Billionaire backers of LGBT rights join activists and politicians for an event that wasn't officially included in the World Economic Forum in Davos. "It's not cool to be anti-gay," hedge fund manager Daniel Loeb told the event.
Human Rights Campaign's Move Into International Work Puts Global LGBT Advocates On Edge
Global LGBTI activists worry HRC's new international initiative could run roughshod over local partners and are concerned that it is partly funded by vulture fund money. "It is not money that should used by anyone for LGBTI work any side of the world. It’s an insult,” said one activist.
Poll: Majority Favor Protecting Gays, Lesbians From Workplace Discrimination
Most Americans say they favor an executive order banning workplace discrimination against gays and lesbians, according to a poll sponsored by a gay rights group. Conservatives and liberals alike back the workplace measure, as the terrain shifts.