This is a unique opportunity to engage millions of Americans in a real conversation about what it means to be gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender todayHuman Rights Campaign gets show on XM Jun 09, 2006
As we suspected, corporate America is well ahead of America generally in terms of extending basic rights to all peopleU.S. companies broaden gay workers' rights Jun 06, 2005
We look forward to President Obama signing it into law -- our nation's first major piece of civil rights legislation for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender peopleSenate passes expansion of hate crimes Oct 22, 2009
There was no greater hero for advocates of (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) equality than Senator Ted KennedyGay rights advocates mourn Kennedy's death Aug 28, 2009
The debate over DOMA isn't about whether you favor marriage equality, it's about whether the government can pick and choose which marriages they like, and which they don'tDems try to repeal Defense of Marriage Act Mar 16, 2011
Joe Solmonese was appointed President of the Human Rights Campaign of the United States and its affiliate, the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, on March 9, 2005. A native of Attleboro, Massachusetts, Solmonese, aged 40 at the time of his appointment, lives in Washington, D.C. He graduated from Boston University in 1987 with a Bachelor of Science degree in communications.
Solmonese is the former Chief Executive Officer of EMILY's List, where he oversaw one of the nation's prominent pro-choice Democratic political action committees.
Solmonese developed the Political Opportunity Program (POP) for state and local candidates to ensure a stream of viable, electable women candidates. In 2004, the second cycle of the program's operation, EMILY's List helped elect 141 women, changing the legislative makeup in Colorado, Vermont, North Carolina, Washington and Oregon.