Pride Month 2022

Celebrated in June, Pride Month honors the 1969 Stonewall uprising in New York City -- a pivotal moment for the LGBTQ community. More than 50 years later, LGBTQ+ people continue to face discrimination, violence, wage gaps, and barriers to quality healthcare and education. In 2022 alone, more than 300 anti-LGBTQ+ bills have been proposed across the U.S. This guide aims to help donors better understand these issues and provides ways to support LGBTQ+ people.

Overview

Trans Rights

More than 130 anti-trans legislative bills have been introduced in the U.S. in 2022. These attacks on trans people are taking a toll: 42% of LGBTQ youth seriously considered attempting suicide in the past year, including more than half of transgender and nonbinary youth. Learn how you can support solutions for a more just world.

LGBTQ Youth

When LGBTQ youth have access to spaces that affirmed their sexual orientation and gender identity, they reported lower rates of attempting suicide, according toThe Trevor project. Learn more about you can help support the wellbeing of LGBTQ youth.

BIPOC Communities

Due to racist systems and discriminatory practices in the U.S., LGBTQ adults who identify as people of color often face dramatic disparities, such as higher rates of unemployment than the general population and food insecurity, among other issues. Read on to connect with organizations and donors who are working to advance equity.