April 22, 2021

Crisis Community Care Fund

You aren’t in this alone Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, our world has seen crisis after devastating crisis, amplified injustices in the midst of an unjust world, and the holding of grief, loss, and fear in our communities. But during a time that has taken so much, we have also seen abundance—we’ve seen generosity and nourishment, unwavering strength and resilience, and purpose that has long defined LGBTQ+ communities. At the core of this abundance is the simple, yet revolutionary idea of community care—a value that has always been central to our work at Pride Foundation. We launched our Crisis […]
April 22, 2021

Positive Action for Youth

The HIV Epidemic Among Youth Young people 13-24 years old have always known a world with HIV. Although ongoing scientific advances in prevention and treatment have cut the numbers of new infections substantially, youth remain disproportionately affected. 1 in 5 new HIV diagnoses in the US were among young people in this age group, and only about half know their status.1 At ViiV Healthcare, we recognize that young people are driving so much of the change taking place in the HIV movement, thinking of new and innovative ways to address HIV in their communities—and we know we can’t end the epidemic […]
March 25, 2021

Own Our Power Fund

WHAT IS THE OWN OUR POWER FUND? In our more than two decades of gender justice grantmaking, Third Wave Fund has learned from our grantees and community partners that social movements are strongest when communities – rather than donors and foundations – are able to retain ownership over the vision, values, and strategies that guide their organizing and engagement. Young people bring critical analysis to movements for reproductive and gender justice, especially when youth-led organizations have the resources to support their self-determination and leadership. The Own Our Power Fund supports community-led organizations to invest in key areas that define the […]
March 1, 2021


The global COVID-19 emergency presents tremendous challenges to LGBTIQ people, especially in places with deep poverty and weak health systems or government infrastructure. When a crisis hits “everyone,” the most marginalized become even more vulnerable. LGBTIQ people in many parts of the world cannot count on governments or relief organizations for help. As OutRight’s research report, “ Vulnerability Amplified,” has revealed, in too many places, LGBTIQ people have less access to healthcare in the COVID crisis, were hit hard by unemployment and food scarcity, or saw their already thin margins disappear. That is why OutRight Action International launched the COVID-19 […]