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HRC taps Chad Griffin as its next president

38-year-old founder of American Foundation for Equal Rights, which brought Prop 8 lawsuit, to lead nation’s largest gay rights group Continue reading

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Anable applying for top spot at HRC

Fairness Fort Worth president knows he is new to the activism game, but says there is no denying his passion for the work Tammye Nash  |  Senior Editor nash@dallasvoice.com FORT WORTH  — As 2010 came to an end a year … Continue reading

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Solmonese fears 2012 setback

Outgoing HRC president says community must fight for Obama JOHN WRIGHT | Senior Political Writer wright@dallasvoice.com Joe Solmonese admits he’s “very concerned” about President Barack Obama’s prospects for re-election. But Solmonese says he’s equally concerned about how the LGBT community … Continue reading

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Two LGBT workplace conferences coming to Dallas this month

In two weeks, the Out & Equal Workplace Equality Summit will be held at the Anatole Hotel in Dallas. This is expected to be the largest LGBT convention the city ever hosted. But this weekend another large LGBT conference will … Continue reading

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Obama vows to ‘keep up the fight’ at HRC dinner in D.C.

LISA KEEN  |  Keen News Service Before going out to dinner with the First Lady to celebrate their 19th wedding anniversary, President Barack Obama dropped by the Human Rights Campaign’s annual national dinner to vow that he will “keep up … Continue reading

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President Obama set to deliver keynote at HRC dinner; Kerry introduces anti-discrimination bill

President Barack Obama, left, and Sen. John Kerry Officials with the Human Rights Campaign announced this week that President Barack Obama will deliver the keynote address at HRC’s 15th annual National Dinner on Saturday night, Oct. 1 in Washington, D.C. … Continue reading

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HRC statement on Solmonese resignation

Joe Solmonese On Friday night we told you about a report from Pam Spaulding saying Joe Solmonese planned to resign as president of the Human Rights Campaign. Since then, we’ve learned that the report was mostly accurate. Solmonese does plan … Continue reading

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UPDATED: Human Rights Campaign President Joe Solmonese to step down next March

Joe Solmonese Pam Spaulding at Pam’s House Blend is reporting that Human Rights Campaign President Joe Solmonese will announce Tuesday that he plans to step down from the organization in December. Spaulding says she obtained the information “from a trusted … Continue reading

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House committee adopts anti-gay amendments

Aubrey Sarvis Amendments not likely to pass in the Senate, but could resurface in conference committee LISA KEEN | Keen News Service lisakeen@me.com The full U.S. House Armed Services Committee approved three amendments late Wednesday night, May 11, that seek … Continue reading

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