Pride Month 2023

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 2023, more than 400 anti-LGBTQ+ bills have been introduced in state houses across the U.S – a new record. Despite LGBTQ organizations seeing a recent uptick in philanthropic support, these organizations only received 0.13% of overall charitable giving in 2019. This guide aims to help donors better understand these issues and provides ways to support LGBTQ+ people.

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Trans Rights

In 2023, more than 220 bills have been introduced targeting transgender and non-binary people. These attacks are taking a toll: 45% of LGBTQ youth seriously considered attempting suicide in the past year,with higher rates from LGBTQ youth of color. Learn how you can support solutions for a more just world.

LGBTQ Youth

Sixty percent of LGBTQ youth who wanted mental healthcare in the past year could not receive it, according to The 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 and heightened experiences of discrimination, throughout society. Read on to connect with organizations and donors who are working to advance equity.

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