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Pushing Back Against Push-outs, Pipelines, and Profiling: Grantmaking for Impact among Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, & Queer Men & Boys of Color

December 12, 2012
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM ET
Philanthropy New York
79 Fifth Ave., 4th floor
New York, New York

A Philanthropy New York Collaborative Program offered in partnership with Funders for LGBTQ Issues

Co-sponsored by Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy, Arcus Foundation, The Ford Foundation, Hispanics in Philanthropy, The Just and Fair Schools Fund, Native Americans in Philanthropy, North Star Fund, Open Society Foundations' Campaign for Black Male Achievement, New York Foundation, The Paul Rapoport Foundation, and Stonewall Community Foundation

This briefing will explore issues of policing, safety, profiling, and school discipline policy as they relate to gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (GBTQ) young men and boys of color. How do zero-tolerance policies place queer youth in jeopardy? How is homophobia deployed against all men of color by the police? Which experiences and common concerns are the shared by queer youth and youth of color with regard to surveillance and punishment and which are unique to GBTQ young men and boys of color? How are GBTQ men and boys of color profiled in multiple ways: as men of color, as young men, as homeless people, as sexual outsiders.

This panel of advocates and philanthropic leaders will bring sexual orientation/gender identity (SOGI) and racial justice lenses to bear on these questions; share stories of successful organizing and advocacy strategies and effective philanthropic partnerships for empowerment of GBTQ men and boys of color.


  • Challenges and opportunities for grantmaking for improved outcomes among gay, bisexual, and transgender men and boys of color
  • Insights from practitioners who have built effective coalitions and led successful campaigns for policies that address discrimination faced by GBTQ men and boys of color
  • Lessons learned from seasoned grantmakers and advocates seeking to advance empowerment of GBTQ males of color.   
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Only Grantmakers Invited? Yes

Category(s): Philanthropic Sector, General LGBTQ Community

Focus(es): Focus on Bisexuals, Focus on Gay Men, Focus on Transgender People

Topic(s): Civil/Human Rights, Education, Health, Low-Income/Poverty, People of Color/Ethnic Communities, Youth