RESEARCH, RESOURCES, AND UPDATES
Muhlaysia Booker is one of five transgender women who have been killed in 2019. All five victims were black women, the human rights campaign reports.
This new report from the Astraea Foundation for Lesbian Justice shares stories of resilience and survival practices that center the collective safety and wellbeing of LGBTQI communities.
The new reports help spotlight two critical populations within the HIV response: People Who Inject Drugs and Sex Workers.
These defenses are legal strategies in which a person who has committed a violent crime against an LGBT person will claim that the victim’s sexual orientation or gender identity caused the attacker to commit the crime.
The National PREA Resource Center announces new publication offering practical policies that operationalize the standards and provide clear guidance to facility staff about promoting the safety and well-being of TGNCI residents.
A new study finds
that overwhelming majorities of trans and gender diverse people experience harassment, violence, and abuse from state officials, and identify them as the main perpetrators of discrimination
The U.S. LGBT+ Business Climate Index helps us understand the economic, legislative, and cultural frameworks affecting LGBT people in each of the 50 U.S. states.
Aldo Gallardo, Program Associate for the Fund for Trans Generations at Borealis Philanthropy and 2019 -2020 GUTC Leadership Fellow shares reflections on her experience in the fellowship program and how the GUTC pledge is impacting the sector.
The US House of Representatives passes the Equality Act, a bill that would protect LGBTQ people from discrimination in housing, the workplace, public accommodations, and other settings.
Transgender Law Center & Southerners On The Ground (SONG) release
The Grapevine, a new report that sheds light on the experiences and needs of trans and gender nonconforming people in the South.
New study documents the prevalence and impact of several forms of stigma and discrimination against LGBT individuals in the state, including harassment and discrimination in employment, housing, and public accommodations; harassment and bullying in schools; and family rejection of LGBT youth.
REQUESTS FOR PROPOSALS
The Amida Care Fund at Stonewall Community Foundation works to fund programs and projects on the cutting edge of HIV prevention and services in New York City.
Application deadline is July 26.
FCAA call for sessions for the 2019 AIDS Philanthropy Summit in October 28-29 in Washington D.C. is now open.
Application deadline is June 7.
The Levin-Goffe Scholarship provides a measure of financial stability to undergraduate students who are both LGBTQ or intersex and undocumented immigrants, including refugees and individuals seeking or granted asylum..
Application deadline is June 7.
The Traub-Dicker Rainbow Scholarship was established by Peggy Traub and Phyllis Dicker to encourage and support women-identified lesbians in their pursuit of higher education.
Application deadline is June 26.
ViiV Healthcare is now accepting grant applications for the Positive Action for Youth (PAFY) Direct Mentorship Services for Youth Fund. This funding opportunity is designed to support new and existing mentorship programs for youth ages 13 to 24 living with HIV
Application deadline is June 6.
The ACCELERATE Community Grant supports the development of sustainable systematic services for Black gay men in Jackson, MS, and Baltimore, MD.
Application deadline is June 28.
RECENT GRANTS AWARDED
PRIDE Foundation has awarded over 1,800 scholarships totaling more than $5 million to help LGBTQ+ and allied students pursue their educational dreams since the program first started in 1993.