The Human Rights Campaign, the largest and most influential LGBT advocacy organization in America, has FAILED this year to make it into Guidestar’s top 10 list of the best LGBT rights and progressive organizations.
Lambda Legal as been named number 1 as having the best practices and accounability among the LGBT non-profit organizations.
“I am very proud of the amazing talent and leadership of the Lambda Legal staff, board and volunteers that has resulted in this top ranking from our colleagues and peers,” said Kevin Cathcart, Executive Director of Lambda Legal. “We have been fighting for equality for LGBT people and people with HIV for forty years, and we have many victories and achievements about which we are proud because they have changed people’s lives – and our society – for the better. This is a transformational time in our movement for LGBT equality. Lambda Legal will continue to lead the way with all our energy and all our hearts. We are grateful to all our supporters and colleagues around the country, and thank those who have honored us with this top ranking for 2012.”
As for the HRC.
After years of compIaints of by the LGBT community of bloated corporate waste, classism and unaccounabilty I hope that hope that this serves as a wake-up call.
But I doubt it.