8 Black LGBTQ Organizations to Share, Follow, & Donate To For Pride Month
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1. The National Black Justice Coalition
NBJC is a civil rights organization focused on empowering Black LGBTQ/SGL people through federal public policy.
The National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC) is a civil rights organization dedicated to the empowerment of Black lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and same gender loving people, including people living with HIV/AIDS. NBJC’s mission is to end racism, homophobia, and LGBTQ/SGL bias and stigma. As America’s leading national Black LGBTQ/SGL civil rights organization focused on federal public policy, NBJC has accepted the charge to lead Black families in strengthening the bonds and bridging the gaps between the movements for racial justice and LGBTQ/SGL equality.
2. The Marsha P. Johnson Institute
The Marsha P. Johnson institute defends the rights of Black transgender people.
The Marsha P. Johnson Institute (MPJI) protects and defends the human rights of BLACK transgender people. They do this by organizing, advocating, creating an intentional community to heal, developing transformative leadership, and promoting our collective power. They were founded both as a response to the murders of BLACK trans women and women of color and how that is connected to our exclusion from social justice issues, namely racial, gender, and reproductive justice, as well as gun violence.
3. Black Trans TV
Black Trans TV is a digital media platform used to promote unity and dismantle the idea that Black queer/trans folks exist separately from the Black community.
Black Trans TV decided to create a platform to provide more in-depth content about the black trans experience. Their mission is to share and gather stories from Black Trans Folks in one convenient space.
4. The Black Trans Travel Fund
The Black Trans Travel Fund works on providing resources to black trans women to be able to access safe transportation and travel alternatives.
The Black Trans Travel Fund is a mutual-aid project developed in order to help provide Black transgender women with the financial resources needed to be able to self-determine safer alternatives to travel, where women feel less likely to experience verbal harassment or physical harm. This project was created out of direct response to the relentless and unacceptable violence Black transgender women across the country have been experiencing.
5. TGI Justice Project
The TGI Justice Project is a group of transgender, gender variant, and intersex people - inside and outside of prisons, jails, and detention centers - fighting against human rights abuses, imprisonment, police violence, racism, poverty, and societal pressures.
The TGI Justice Project work in collaboration with others to forge a culture of resistance and resilience to strengthen us for the fight against human rights abuses, imprisonment, police violence, racism, poverty, and societal pressures. They seek to create a world rooted in self- determination, freedom of expression, and gender justice. The mission of TGIJP is to challenge and end the human rights abuses committed against TGI people in California prisons, jails, detention centers and beyond.
6. National Queer & Trans Therapists of Color Network
National Queer & Trans Therapists of Color Network is committed to transforming mental health for queer and trans people of color.
National Queer and Trans Therapists of Color Network (NQTTCN) is a healing justice organization committed to transforming mental health for queer and trans people of color (QTPoC). We work at the intersection of movements for social justice and the field of mental health to integrate healing justice into both of these spaces. Our overall goal is to increase access to healing justice resources for QTPoC.
7. Trans Women of Color Collective
Trans Women of Color Collective is a network of dedicated cultivating sustainable projects for and by transgender women of color.
Trans Women of Color Collective is building a network of trans, non-binary Black and people of color who are artists, healers, entrepreneurs and creators sharing and cultivating sustainable projects. TWOCC is a one of a kind organizing collective that develops and amplifies the leadership of trans women of color to be the writers of our own narratives. We believe that the voices of those most impacted by structural oppression must be at the forefront of our movement.
8. Know Your Rights Camp
Know Your Rights Camp is a free campaign founded by Colin Kaepernick to raise awareness on higher education, self-empowerment, and instructions on how to properly interact with law enforcement in various scenarios.
Know Your Rights Camp is working to advance the liberation and well-being of Black and Brown communities through education, self-empowerment, mass-mobilization, and the creation of new systems that elevate the next generation of change leaders.
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