Black Lives Matter
June 11, 2020
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Black-run LGBTQ+ Organizations

Below we have a linked several Black-run LGBTQ+ organizations, as well as several funds and petitions created specifically for Black folks of Trans experience, that we hope you will learn from, donate to, and support however you can.

  • Black Lives Matter
  • Finimpact: How to Support Black-Owned Small Businesses
  • SNaPCo – Builds power of Black Trans and queer people to force systemic divestment from the prison industrial complex and invest in community support
  • Black AIDS Institute – Working to end the Black HIV epidemic through policy, advocacy, and high-quality direct HIV services
  • Trans Cultural District – The world’s first ever legally recognized Trans district, which aims to stabilize and economically empower the Trans community
  • LGBTQ+ Freedom Fund – Posts bail for LGBTQ people held in jail or immigrant detention and raises awareness of the epidemic of LGBTQ overincarceration
  • House of GG – Creating safe and Transformative spaces for community to heal, and nurturing them into tomorrow’s leaders, focusing on Trans women of color in the south.
  • Trans Justice Funding Project – Community-led funding initiative to support grassroots Trans justice groups run by and for Trans people
  • The Okra Project – Collective that seeks to address the global crisis faced by Black Trans people by bringing home-cooked meals and resources to the community
  • Youth Breakout – Works to end the criminalization of LGBTQ youth in New Orleans to build a safer and more just community
  • Black Visions Collective – A Black, Trans, and queer-led social justice organization and legal fund based in Minneapolis
  • Black Trans Travel Fund – Ensures safely of transportation for Black Trans women for distances near and far
  • Marsha P. Johnson Institute – Protects and defends the human rights of Black transgender people through organizing, advocating, creating community, developing leadership, and promoting collective power.
  • Nina Pop Mental Health Recovery Fund – an emergency mutual aid fund that raises money to pay for one-time mental health therapy sessions with licensed Black women therapists. Those who are willing and interested may donate funds AND/OR may donate one therapy session with their Black woman therapist to be used by Black Trans women, Black transfeminine people, and/or Black folks who identify as transgender* who have been participating in the protests against state-sanctioned violence and/or are coping with the emotional stress of the public murders of Nina Pop, Tony McDade, and the epidemic of Trans people being murdered worldwide.
  • Tony McDade Mental Health Recovery Fund – an emergency mutual aid fund that raises money to pay for one-time mental health therapy sessions with licensed Black male therapists. Those who are willing and interested may donate funds AND/OR may donate one therapy session with their Black male therapist to be used by Black Trans men, Black transmasculine people, and/or Black folks who identify as Trans* who have been participating in the protests against state-sanctioned violence or are coping with the emotional stress of dealing with the murder of Nina Pop, Tony McDade, and the epidemic of Trans people being murdered worldwide.
  • Black Trans Protestors Emergency Fund – Raising funds to support Black Trans protestors with resources, medical care and bail. All funds not needed will be redistributed to Black Trans-led orgs doing the work to minimize violence against Black Trans folks. Donate via Cashapp or PayPal:
    • $btfacollective (Cashapp)
  • Justice for Nina Pop petition
  • Justice for Tony McDade petition

Black Lives Matter, Black Trans Lives Matter, Black Lives Will Always Matter. This is by no means the end – no justice = no peace.

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