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Five organizations stepping up for Pride Month

Words by Tess Becker

This year Pride Month in the United States comes amid controversy and an anti-LGBTQ+ wave. Here are the organizations and companies tackling the downward spiral by sticking up for LGBTQ+ people during Pride Month and beyond.

A Tribe Called Queer

This QBIPOC shop is based out of Los Angeles and offers affordable apparel and accessories all year round that celebrate the queer community. They also host workshops, events, and classes, that celebrate inclusivity and artistic endeavors. If you want to support them you can donate


The sports apparel giant continues its long history of Pride support with its Love Unites collection. Although not tied to purchase sales from the collection, Adidas is actively supporting Athlete Ally, an organization that advocates for LGBTQ+ inclusion in sports, and Stonewall UK an LGBTQ+ human rights defender.

The Human Rights Campaign

One of the largest organizations fighting for equal rights for queer people in the United States, the Human Rights Campaign used to support political leaders furthering LGBTQ+ rights and has since pivoted to offering support and awareness where necessary. 

The Trevor Project

As anti-LGBTQ+ laws pile up around the country, many of which are targeting trans youth directly, there’s fear that those same laws will worsen the mental health of an already struggling group. That’s where The Trevor Project comes in. They provide mental health resources and counselors to queer youth. 

The Body Shop

The skincare and makeup company is urging people to support the Equality Act, a bill that would advocate for the protection, well-being, and safety of the transgender community. From their shop, $1 from every “Out for Love” Highlighter purchased will go to Advocates for Youth, an organization fighting for better health outcomes for queer youth.

This is just a small portion of the organizations and companies working to support the LGBTQ+ community. With just a little digging you can find many more.

Happy Pride everyone!

This article aligns with the UN SDG Reduced Inequalities.

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