The organization's Board of Directors will begin an executive search process in the coming weeks.
"The word didn’t make me feel marginalized. It made me feel less crazy. It made me feel less alone. It gave me hope."
President, Human Rights Campaign, 42
Will Hollywood stand up for its LGBT employees?
The rising starlet will be peforming at tomorrow night's HRC Greater New York Gala.
HRC backs HRC for 2016.