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May 4, 2022

We Will Not Betray Each Other: Spring Message from Saida Agostini-Bostic

Our team is deeply troubled by the Supreme Court’s readiness to overturn a constitutional right to abortion. Whether we are talking about family separation, police brutality, the predicted repeal of Roe vs. Wade, or voter suppression, one ultimate truth emerges: the rights of LGBTQ communities, people of color, immigrants, survivors, and young people are deeply bound up in each other. I am taking faith that regardless of the systems and bad actors that routinely betray us, we will not betray each other. In early April, our board had the honor of meeting with movement leaders from Transgender Education Network of […]
April 14, 2022

Meet Our Newest Board Members!

March 7, 2022
The LGBT+ flag and the Texas state flag side by side

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

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