June 23, 2020

Who Made the 2018 LGBTQ Funding Honor Roll?

June 19, 2020

On Juneteenth and Every Day, we Stand with ABFE!

Today on Juneteenth, and in recognition of the ongoing struggle for full Black liberation, Funders for LGBTQ Issues stands in solidarity with ABFE: A Philanthropic Partnership for Black Communities in their call for philanthropy to take action on anti-Black racism. ABFE is the oldest affinity group in the country, borne out of a moment of both conflict and action, when Black leaders raised their voices to protest the lack of representation within philanthropy. Since their founding nearly 50 years ago, ABFE has worked to mobilize grantmaking entities, donors and nonprofits to improve outcomes for Black communities and the country as a whole. […]
June 18, 2020

Victory for Immigrant Rights, Hope for Justice

June 15, 2020

We Have Reasons to Hope

Today, against the backdrop of a national uprising challenging our country’s history of anti-Black racism, police brutality, and violence against Black trans women, the Supreme Court ruled in a landmark 6-3 decision to affirm federal workplace protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act. The court held that “an employer who fires an individual merely for being gay or transgender violates Title VII.” In the midst of racist violence and transphobic attacks, including Trump’s cruel and likely unconstitutional rollback of healthcare protections for transgender people that was finalized last Friday, we find […]