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April 14, 2022

Meet Our Newest Board Members!

March 7, 2022
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We Must Mobilize Against Anti-Trans Legislation

UPDATE: When this post was originally published, Florida Senate Bill 1834 was not let passed into law. On March 28th Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed the bill known as the “Don’t Say Gay or Trans” bill into law. The law bans discussion about sexual orientation or gender identity in primary grades or where “not age-appropriate or developmentally appropriate for students”– language so broad and vague that it effectively bans instruction on the LGBTQ community and history at early grade levels. The law will go into effect on July 1, 2022. ———————— Funders for LGBTQ Issues is deeply concerned about Texas’ […]
February 8, 2022

Inspiration for a Year of Planning and Building

November 18, 2021
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GUTC Featured in Grantmakers in Health Blog Post

In the spring of 2021, the California Endowment named Kris Hayashi (he/him/his) to the foundation’s Board of Directors. Kris, the Executive Director of the Transgender Law Center, is the first out transgender person to serve on the board of the California Endowment.  Grantmakers In Health (GIH) Program Director Ann McMillan recently spoke with Kris and Alexander Lee (he/him/his), Project Director of our Grantmakers United for Trans Communities (GUTC) initiative, about their hopes for how health funders can further support the transgender community. Despite the enormous challenges to the health, safety and wellbeing of transgender people, Alex and Kris discuss several […]