December 16, 2020

Responding to a Hard Year

This past year challenged us in unprecedented ways. The COVID-19 pandemic has left more than 300,000 Americans dead, created the most significant economic crisis since the Great Depression, and laid bare the stark inequalities that too often dictate which lives have value and which are deemed disposable. A global movement for the defense of Black lives continues to rise in the face of police brutality and emboldened White nationalists. The ongoing epidemic of violence against Black trans women continues in the face of demands to protect Black trans life. This fall, the presidential election challenged democratic norms and institutions in […]
November 19, 2020

Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) 2020

Today is Transgender Day of Remembrance #TDOR, a day to honor the hundreds of transgender people whose lives were lost to anti-transgender violence, learn about the violence affecting the transgender community, and take action in defense of trans life.  Our recent research examining philanthropic support for LGBTQ Black communities highlighted the incredible violence trans people, and Black trans women in particular, continue to face. Yet Black trans and gender-nonconforming people collectively received <1% of all funding for LGBTQ issues in 2018. During our Supporting LGBTQ Black Communities: Philanthropy’s Role in Intersectional Movements webinar earlier this week, Bré Rivera, Program Fellow […]
November 11, 2020

Our Statement on the 2020 Election

November 11, 2020

Post-Election Resource Round-Up