Organizations

Human Rights Campaign

About Human Rights Campaign

The Human Rights Campaign serve as America’s largest civil rights organization working to achieve lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer equality. By inspiring and engaging individuals and communities, the organization strives to end discrimination against LGBTQ people and realize a world that achieves fundamental fairness and equality for all. The Human Rights Campaign envisions a world where lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people are ensured equality and embraced as full members of society at home, at work and in every community. The organization focuses on protecting and expanding rights for LGBT individuals, most notably advocating for marriage equality, anti-discrimination and hate crimes legislation, and HIV/AIDS advocacy.

Work area

Advocacy, Campaigns, Activism, Lobbying

Motto

Advocating for LGBTQ Equality

Country Offices

United States

Quickfacts

Founded: 1980
Location (HQ): United States
Scope: National
Focus area: Discrimination, HIV/AIDS, LGBT, Minorities

Does this organisation offer paid Internships?

Yes

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Ada Hasanagic

Ada Hasanagić is a human rights professional currently working as a researcher at the Delegation of the International Committee of the Red Cross in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Previously, Ada graduated with honors from the Sarajevo School of Science and Technology and the University of Buckingham in the fields of Political Science and International Relations. Also, she earned a master’s degree in Democracy and Human Rights from the University of Sarajevo and University of Bologna.