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Jeff Sessions’ Alarming Speech to Hate Group Proves That He Can’t be Trusted Justice 

Jeff Sessions’ Alarming Speech to Hate Group Proves That He Can’t be Trusted

Washington DC (HRC) – U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions delivered remarks behind closed doors to anti-LGBTQ hate group Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) earlier this week. His speech wasn’t made public until pressure from HRC and other civil rights organizations and reporters caused the Department of Justice to use an intermediary to release a copy of the alarming transcript. BuzzFeed’s Dominic Holden previously filed a Freedom of Information Act request seeking a transcript of the speech and published them yesterday. .@TheDemocrats slam Sessions for speaking to Alliance Defending Freedom — calling it "one of the country’s leading anti-LGBTQ hate groups." pic.twitter.com/h7RKLklbJW — Dominic Holden (@dominicholden) July 11, Read More

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Ten LGBTQ and Allied Artists to Root for at the Grammys Music 

Ten LGBTQ and Allied Artists to Root for at the Grammys

(HRC) – The GRAMMY awards on Sunday are expected to be a big night for LGBTQ and allied artists. The night will also feature several of our favorite performers, including Beyoncé, Lady Gaga and Demi Lovato. Here’s who to look out for: 1.       Sia, who identifies as queer, is nominated for Best Pop Vocal Album. 2.       Longtime HRC supporter Panic! At The Disco is nominated for Best Rock Album. 3.       Queer icon Iggy Pop is nominated for Best Alternative Music Album. 4.       Pentatonix and Dolly Parton are nominated for Best Country Duo / Group Performance.  Parton is a longtime ally of the LGBTQ community, most recently speaking out Read More

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