Uplifting LGBTQ Migrants: How Movement Leaders are Aligning Strategies for Protection and Advocacy

The LGBTQ movement in the United States has made substantial progress over the past few decades in advancing a discourse of inclusion and protection. Yet, in the past two years, the administration has both rolled back protections for LGBTQ and transgender non-conforming (TGNC) communities and targeted immigrants, leaving LGBTQ and TGNC migrants uniquely vulnerable to increased violence and sexual assault. Learn about the current conditions that LGBTQ and TGNC migrants are facing, what happens when movement leaders at this nexus align organizing with legal and advocacy efforts, and how funders can support movement leaders by adopting an intersectional lens.

  • Jorge Gutierrez, Executive Director, Familia
  • Ola Osaze, Project Director, Black LGBTQIA+ Migrant Project, Transgender Law Center
  • Estrella Sanchez, Executive Director, Community Estrella
  • Judy Yu, Program Officer, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI), Wellspring Philanthropic Fund
Date & Time: 
Friday, March 13, 2020 -
9:30am to 10:45am EDT