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LGBT liaison bridges gap between Richmond County Sheriff's Office and gay community

...throughout the city, said Lonzo Smith, the vice president of Augusta Pride.Augusta scored 10 out of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign's 2014 Municipality Equality Index, which ranks cities on how well they support the LGBT community. Smith...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-08-05/lgbt-liaison-bridges-g
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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Georgia Senate backs religious freedom bill critics say gives cover for LGBT discrimination

...creates harmful consequences for businesses throughout the state," said Marty Rouse, field director for the Human Rights Campaign.According to the American Civil Liberties Union, similar bills have been introduced this year in more than a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-05/georgia-senate-backs-rel
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
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
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
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