Alphonso David (born 1970) is an American attorney and LGBT civil rights leader. In August 2019, he became the president of the Human Rights Campaign. He is the first civil rights lawyer and first person of color to serve as president of the organization.
Joe Biden has chosen a firm LGBT+ ally – Kamala Harris – as his running mate in November’s elections. California Senator Harris is the first African American to run for vice president.
And, if the Democrats win, she will become the US’s first female vice president. Moreover, she has a long track record of supporting LGBT+ rights.
US LGBT+ campaign organizations have been swift to endorse Biden’s choice. GLAAD President and CEO, Sarah Kate Ellis, said: ‘Kamala Harris is a proven fighter for equality, safety and justice for all, and we know she will continue making LGBTQ acceptance a priority in her history-making run alongside Joe Biden.’ Meanwhile Alphonso David, president of the Human Rights Campaign, said: ‘Senator Kamala Harris is