Genders & Sexualities Alliance Network

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Genders & Sexualities Alliance Network

"Communities Against Hate" Leader

Genders & Sexualities Alliance Network is listed as a leader of the Open Society Foundation's Communities Against Hate initiative. [1]

"Communities Against Hate is a national initiative to collect data and respond to incidents of violence, threats, and property damage motivated by hate across the United States. The initiative leverages a reporting database ( that aggregates reports from victims, witnesses, and news accounts of hate incidents, as well as offers legal resources and social services to support people in need. Communities Against Hate aims to aggregate data on hate incidents, providing legal and social support, raising awareness, and educating the public on the prevalence of hate.
"The initiative is led by the Leadership Conference Education Fund, the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, and partner organizations representing diverse communities that reflect the fabric of America, including: Center for Community Change; Color of Change; Genders & Sexualities Alliance Network (GSA Network); Hollaback!; Muslim Advocates; National Council of La Raza; National Network for Arab American Communities (NNAAC); New York City Anti-Violence Project; and the Transgender Law Center. The Southern Poverty Law Center is serving as a strategic advisor to the initiative.

Recipient of Open Society Funding

Genders & Sexualities Alliance Network received a grant of $75,000 over six months to "support LGBTQ youth across the country, with particular focus on youth of color living in isolated communities in the Southeast and Midwest" from the Open Society Foundation's Communities Against Hate initiative, which "supports organizations that are grappling with the spike in hate incidents in the United States over the last several months" as explained by a white paper dated June 22 2017.[2]

External links



  1. The Leadership Conference Education Fund, Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law & Nine Partner Organizations Launch Communities Against Hate National Initiative, accessed August 7 2018
  2. Communities Against Hate: Front-Line Organizations, accessed July 23 2017