This month marks over 50 years since the Stonewall Riots of 1969, the impetus of the gay rights movement! Pride Month recognizes the impact that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals have had on history. Read more about the history of pride here!
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We are highlighting 5 incredible charities that embody pride through their support for LGBTQ+ communities. From schools to public offices to the workplace, these organizations are on the front lines for LGBTQ representation, liberation and empowerment. We encourage our readers to explore these organizations. While June is recognized as Pride Month, acceptance of all mankind is a continuous practice. We stand with all to be who they are.
In addition to raising awareness, all purchases of $75 or more will receive 15% off with a portion of the proceeds donated to your choice of charity from the list below.
GLSEN (pronounced like glisten) is a national network dedicated to ensuring every student has the right to a safe, supportive, and LGBTQ-inclusive K-12 education. Founded by a group of educators, GLSEN supports legislation designed to protect the most vulnerable and marginalized communities such as the Safe Schools Improvement Act and the Student Non-Discrimination Act.
Born This Way Foundation
Born This Way Foundation is a charity co-founded and led by Lady Gaga and her mother, Cynthia Germanotta. It aims to support the mental health of young people and works with them to create a kinder and braver world. Through high impact programming, youth led conversations and strategic, cross-sectoral partnerships, they “aim to make kindness cool, validate the emotions of young people, and eliminate the stigma surrounding mental health.
The Trevor Project
The Trevor Project serves the most vulnerable communities by providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBTQ youth. They offer accredited life-saving, life-affirming programs and services online and in person – including a 24/7 crisis hotline that has helped hundreds of thousands of callers.
It Gets Better Project
The It Gets Better Project is a non-profit organization dedicated to uplifting, empowering and connecting LGBTQ youth around the globe. A global project, It Gets Better reaches millions of young people every year through storytelling in inspiring media programming and building community. Over 600,000 have pledged that it gets better – that they believe in a world where hope outshines fear.
GLAAD is a dynamic media force rewriting the script for LGBTQ acceptance. In 1985, GLAAD was formed by a small group of journalists outraged by the New York Post’s defamatory and bigoted coverage of the HIV and AIDS crisis. The organization is responsible for the USPS Stamp commemorating Stonewall, Hallmark’s reversal of the word “lesbian” in greeting cards, and the March On Washington for LGBTQ Equality among many other important shifts in LGBTQ acceptance.
To receive 15% off your purchase of $75+ and donate to...
GLSEN - use code GLSEN15
Born This Way Foundation - use code BORN15
The Trevor Project - use code TREVOR15
It Gets Better Project - use code BETTER15
GLAAD - use code GLAAD15
Offer is valid 6/24/21 thru 7/1/21 11:59PM PT and cannot be combined with any other promotional code. Not valid on gift card purchases.