“Members of the transgender community are more likely to be victims of hate crimes and job discrimination, which are devastating repercussions of denying a group of people their human rights. We are a stronger nation when we include all people in all of our civic institutions, and when we stand firmly as allies in the fight for social justice and equality for all.
With June being Pride Month, it's the perfect time to shine a light on the progressive work being birthed out of a continued fight for equity and liberation in this space.
A year and a half ago, our Chief Development Officer Darrell Tucci, shared his own story about surmounting the challenges of being an LGBT teen. We re-post this now as we release a new infographic that dramatically illustrates the difficulties LGBT youth face and the supports that can make all the difference.
Training at leadership development programs like Liberty Hill’s Wally Marks Leadership Institute is not a luxury―it's a necessity.
Weston Milliken talks about The Queer Youth Fund, which gives significant multi-year grants to small youth-led organizations that promote equality and justice for lesbian, gay, transgender, queer and questioning youth (LGBTQQ).
Today Liberty Hill is announcing a $1.4 million investment in leaders at the frontlines of change. Here are L.A.'s top organizers in economic, environment and lesbian and gay organizing.
Although transgender people did not win recognition on the 2010 Census, advocates have a strategy and are recommending that individuals write in their own gender identities when filling out the form. Latino Equality Alliance, a Liberty Hill grantee, is helping spread the word by distributing this video made by transgender people in Los Angeles.