Human Rights Campaign President Fired in Latest Fallout from Cuomo Sexual Harassment Probe

HeadlineSep 09, 2021

The president of Human Rights Campaign, Alphonso David, has been fired for advising former New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on how to handle the sexual harassment allegations he faced before his resignation last month. Alphonso David was the first Black president of HRC, the country’s largest LGBTQ organization. He previously worked as a legal adviser in Cuomo’s office, where he was part of an effort to discredit accuser Lindsey Boylan, according to the damning report issued by New York Attorney General Letitia James. 

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