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HRC Head to Depart in 2012

By Kilian Melloy | Aug 29
Joe Solmonese, the president of the nation’s largest GLBT equality lobbying organization, the Human Rights Campaign, has not renewed his contract and will be leaving the HRC next year.

Solmonese: Election results a blow to federal LGBT agenda

By Michael K. Lavers | Nov 4
Joe Solmonese, president of the Human Rights Campaign, told EDGE on Thursday, Nov. 4, the results of the mid-term elections could seriously hinder movement on LGBT-specific issues on Capitol Hill over the next two years.

Two Key Staffers Leave HRC

By Kilian Melloy | Apr 5
Two communications staffers have left the nation’s largest GLBT lobbying organization; speculation regarding one of the departures centers around a recent act of civil disobedience by an openly gay soldier protesting the military’s ban on openly GLBT troops.

Lt. Dan Choi’s White House Arrest Sparks Debate About HRC’s (Non?) Activism

By Kilian Melloy | Mar 19
An act of civil disobedience by two gay servicemembers protesting Don’t Ask Don’t Tell has left some wondering where the nation’s foremost GLBT lobbying group stands on more confrontational forms of activism.

HRC president discusses Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, legislative agenda with EDGE

By Michael K. Lavers | Feb 4
The president of the Human Rights Campaign singled out Nevada’s new domestic partnership law and Houston Mayor Annise Parker’s election as examples of LGBT-specific progress outside of traditionally blue states.

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