I think Finrod should have his own thread....
he certainly deserves it.
Yes, and I suppose Turgon did give Hurin a pretty raw deal. Hurin sacrafices all, and Turgon ignores him? Not nice. But very true to indecisive, hesitant character. If Hurin had been an elf, do you think Turgon would have acted differently?
Turgon did however allow Tuor (a human) to marry his daughter, so he must have had some sense of "equality" with humans. All of Gondolin is said to have taken heart at the sight of Tour on the battlements,Tuor was also more popular than the ill-favoured Meaglin (an elf), so it seems that the Gondolithrim in general felt no particular disdain for motals.
AS for thinking of them as equals? Its not quite the same thing, but they seem to be at least regarded close to equals.
"May the Angels Guide"