August 22, 2019

Funders for LGBTQ Issues Gender Justice Consultant

Funders for LGBTQ Issues is looking for a consultant – or team of consultants – to help us strengthen our capacity to integrate gender justice across all aspects of our work, from human resources and operations to programming and events. In our strategic planning process last year, we identified this as an area in need of strengthening, and we are now embarking on a process to become a stronger gender justice organization. We’re looking for a consultant or consultants with a deep understanding of both LGBTQ communities and gender justice – and how the two intersect. Please help us spread […]
August 6, 2019

Statement on El Paso and Dayton Shootings

This past weekend, two mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio took the lives of at least 31 people, with many more injured. Everyone at Funders for LGBTQ Issues stands in mourning and solidarity with all of those who lost loved ones and who are suffering from grief and shock in the wake of this attack. That such terrible violence is becoming increasingly common place is reason for alarm and action. These mass shootings – as well as daily acts of violence against individuals – are too often motivated by racist, xenophobic, homophobic, transphobic, and misogonist sentiments. These […]
July 25, 2019

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June 27, 2019

LGBTQ Philanthropy Since Stonewall: The Top Ten Funders of All Time

This June marks 50 years since the Stonewall Riots in New York City thrust the LGBTQ people into the national spotlight and ignited our modern LGBTQ rights movement. The Stonewall Riots, led by trans women of color, helped bring attention to both the marginalization of LGBTQ people and the informal organizing LGBTQ people had long been doing across the country. In the intervening years since the riots, LGBTQ people experienced some of the deepest lows imaginable during the HIV/AIDS crisis and also achieved some incredible wins, from unprecedented media visibility to the freedom to marry. However, as so many in […]