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  • 100,000

    …and growing. The number of HRC members who identify as straight allies. Straight allies are some of the most effective and powerful advocates for the LGBT movement!

  • 29

    The number of states that can legally fire a person just for being lesbian, gay, or bisexual. The same is true in 34 states for transgender people. With your help, we won't stop our march in Washington until there is fairness in the workplace for all.

  • $14,076

    The amount annually that a same-sex surviving spouse could be denied in social security survivor benefits until DOMA was overturned. Your support helped HRC fight for equality throughout a lifetime!

The battle ahead: HRC and marriage equality


It began with one state in 2004. Through your conversations, nationally the momentum has never been stronger.