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American Psychological Association affirms gender identity

American Psychological Association affirms gender identity

The Human Rights Campaign responded to a resolution adopted by the American Psychological Association that opposes efforts to reject or attempt to change a person’s true gender identity, citing research that conveys those actions as harmful. “The Resolution on Gender Identity Change Efforts” aligns with the APA’s position against similar efforts to change a person’s sexual orientation.

Meet LGBT History Month Icon Elizabeth Birch

Birch’s activism began when she joined the Bay Area Municipal Elections Committee.

Elizabeth Birch is a prominent LGBT activist. From 1995 to 2004, she served as executive director of the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the largest LGBT organization in the United States. Under her leadership, the HRC’s budget quadrupled and its membership increased more than tenfold.

Pence to speak at anti-LGBT extremists event on Saturday

The event’s sponsors include the American Conservative Union, the NRA, the SPLC-designated hate group Family Research Council, and the John Birch Society.

Vice President Mike Pence is speaking at the Values Voter Summit in Washington, D.C. on Saturday. He will join numerous anti-LGBTQ extremists, including Elizabeth Johnston, Dr. Paul McHugh, and Dr. Sebastian “Seb” Gorka, all known for their extremist advocacy against LGBTQ people.

Meryl Streep responds to 'overrated' comment at HRC dinner

Meryl Streep honored at HRC dinner, uses time on stage to provoke a call-to-action.

Meryl Streep gave a blistering speech about the current state of political well-being among Americans and their rights on Saturday night. 

Honored at the Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) awards gala, the Oscar-winning actress extended what she only touched upon in her Golden Globes speech in January..

Be ready to rally on decision day

With a decision expected in the historic marriage equality case Obergefell v. Hodges any day now, LGBT advocates and allies are planning for decision day across the country.