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Who's Hiring? 7 Organizations Advocating for the LGBTQ+ Community

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Pride Month is a vibrant celebration and important reminder of the ongoing struggle for equality and acceptance for the LGBTQ+ community. It honors the bravery of those who fight for basic rights and continue to champion diversity in all its forms.

Beyond the festivities that take place each June, Pride Month serves as a radical call to action, fostering understanding, solidarity, and a world where everyone can live authentically and without fear.

As we reflect on the progress made and the work still ahead, we're spotlighting organizations that share a commitment to advancing the rights and well-being of LGBTQ+ individuals—whether through public policy, education, or community building. Explore the job opportunities below to get involved. 

1. Lambda Legal, New York, NY 

Lambda Legal is a national organization committed to achieving full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people, and everyone living with HIV through impact litigation, education, and public policy work. They are hiring a Manager of Corporate Partnerships to work on-site in New York, NY. 

2. JQ International, Los Angeles, CA

JQ celebrates the lives of LGBTQ+ Jews and their allies by transforming Jewish communities and ensuring inclusion through community building, educational programs, and support and wellness services, promoting the healthy integration of LGBTQ+ and Jewish identities. They are hiring a Managing Director to work in a hybrid capacity in or near Los Angeles, CA

3. The Transgender Law Center, Remote Role

The Transgender Law Center champions the right for everyone to be treated fairly and equally. By working for and with transgender people and their allies to change laws, policies, and attitudes, The Transgender Law Center makes it possible for everyone to be who we are and live safe and fulfilling lives. They are hiring a Policy Coordinator to work remotely. 

4. Gender Equality Law Center, New York, NY 

Through a variety of advocacy efforts, the Gender Equality Law Center (GELC) seeks to enforce and expand current anti-discrimination laws, provide training and support for private and public sector lawyers and advocates, and to educate the public about the status and effect of gender discrimination in our society. They are hiring a Part-Time Communications Associate to work in a hybrid capacity in or near New York, NY. 

5. Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition, Massachusetts 

The Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition (MTPC) works to ensure the well-being, safety, and lived equity of all trans, nonbinary, and gender-expansive community members in Massachusetts through public education and advocacy. They are hiring a Programs Manager to work in a hybrid capacity in Massachusetts. 

6. GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders (GLAD), Remote Role

Through strategic litigation, public policy advocacy, and education, GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders works in New England and nationally to create a just society free of discrimination based on gender identity and expression, HIV status, and sexual orientation. They are hiring a Constitutional Law Fellow to work remotely anywhere in the US. 

7. GLSEN, New York, NY

GLSEN is a multi-racial intergenerational LGBTQ+ organization working nationally and locally to transform K-12 educational systems and democracy in the United States. Since homophobia and heterosexism undermine a healthy school climate, the organization works to educate teachers, students, and the public at large about the damaging effects these forces have on youth and adults alike. They are hiring a Director of Institutional Partnerships to work in a hybrid capacity in New York, NY.


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Kyle Kaplan

I'm a Project Manager for the Idealist Marketing and Communications team. Besides overseeing operations from behind the scenes and providing general administrative support, I love spending time meditating, writing, and caring for animals.

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