The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) is the largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) political advocacy organization within the United States, with over 750,000 members and supporters in 2009. Its overarching mission is the realization of equality and fairness across gender identities and sexual orientations. It uses education, advocacy, organization of grassroots movements, political funding, lobbying, and working with other LGBT organizations at the state and federal levels to secure recognition, equal rights, and protection for LGBT individuals and families in the home, community, and workplace.

The HRC currently advocates and lobbies for equal rights and opportunities on multiple fronts; it operates in conjunction with the Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC Foundation), which raises and supplies funding for HRC endeavors, conducts research, and provides educational and ...

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