From the December 17, 1979, issue of the Boston Globe (sorry, no link):
It did not take long for Steven Endean of the Gay Rights National Lobby to summarize the record of success thus far in passing state and federal legislation to prevent discrimination against homosexuals.
“Unfortunately,” said Endean, “our record is zero, zero, zero.
Within a year, Endean became one of the founders of the organization now known as the Human Rights Campaign.
Thirty years later….
Well, you know.
HRC knows, too. But will they ever acknowledge it?