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Augusta ranked lowest among Georgia cities for treatment of LGBT community

...government scored 10 out of a possible 100 points in the Human Rights Campaign's annual Municipal Equality Index, the lowest...bringing investments to Alabama," Graham said.Human Rights Campaign's report cited the value to cities of embracing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-12-01/augusta-ranked-lowest-am
Candace Gingrich, 'Ellen's' mom to attend gay pride festival

...Gingrich, a grass-roots coordinator for the Human Rights Campaign in Washington, has openly declared her homosexuality...homosexuality. Her mother is a spokeswoman for the Human Rights Campaign's National Coming Out Project, the first heterosexual...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/12/06/met_218631.shtml
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Apple CEO Tim Cook publicly acknowledges that he's gay for first time

...their identity at work, according to a study by Human Rights Campaign, the nation's largest gay-rights group.Cook's...countless lives," said Chad Griffin, the president of Human Rights Campaign. "Apple has consistently fought for the LGBT community...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-30/apple-ceo-tim-cook-publicl
Paine College hosts inaugural Hate Crime Prevention forum

...made his statement brief and to the point."A hate crime isn't directed towards a specific individual," the Human Rights Campaign council member said. "It's a message sent to an entire group of people."With nearly three dozen local residents...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-06-03/paine-college-hosts-inaug
Former Gamecock Ace Sanders facing four-game suspension for violating NFL's substance abuse program

...spectacular catch against his helmet was a key play in the team's 2008 Super Bowl upset of undefeated New England.The Human Rights Campaign blasted the hiring of Tyree for his past comments in which he expressed anti-gay views. Tyree said in 2011 that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-07-22/former-gamecock-ace-sanders-f
Resignation of Mozilla CEO raises free speech concerns

...to do this. It's a bad, self-inflicted blow. And all of us will come to regret it."Fred Sainz of the Human Rights Campaign, a national gay-rights group, took issue with Sullivan."I don't believe this is a question of suppressing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-06/resignation-mozilla-ceo-ra
Augusta earns low mark on gay, lesbian equality scorecard

Augusta is falling behind on the path towards gay equality, according to a Human Rights Campaign scorecard measuring inclusivity released this week.The city scored 12 out of 100 possible points on the Municipality Equality...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-11-21/augusta-earns-low-mark-g
Pair of openly-gay athletes to be part of US delegation at Sochi Games

...sign to see openly-gay representatives in the delegation," said Michael Cole-Schwartz, spokesman for the Human Rights Campaign, which recently sent a letter urging Obama to include gays and lesbians in the delegation. "Hopefully it sends...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2013-12-17/pair-openly-gay-athletes
Employers examine benefits after gay-marriage ruling

...Fortune 500 companies already offer same-sex domestic partner health benefits, according to the gay advocacy group Human Rights Campaign.Several companies that already offer domestic partner benefits said they did not plan any immediate changes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-07-05/employers-examine-benefits
Movies reap awards for pushing boundaries

...this year's Golden Globes a watershed? Some people, like Joe Solmonese, president of the gay-rights group Human Rights Campaign, think so since six awards went to movies with gay or transsexual central characters. "It was a historic night...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/20/mov_47588.shtml
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