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.
Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) has failed to win the endorsement of the Human Rights Campaign in her bid for re-election, even though the nation’s leading LGBTQ group three times before supported her campaigns to represent Maine in the U.S.
Senate. The Human Rights Campaign announced Wednesday it has spurned Collins in favor of Democratic challenger Sara Gideon in a slate of six new endorsements for candidates and incumbents — all Democrats — seeking election to the Senate.