02.05.2019 | Press

Biden Foundation teams up with LGBTQ groups on family acceptance campaign

The Advancing Acceptance campaign seeks to raise awareness about the importance of family acceptance for transgender and gender-nonconforming youth.

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02.05.2019 | News Releases

Acceptance is Key to Ensuring Transgender Young People Are Safe, Healthy, and Thriving

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACTS: Calla Rongerude, Movement Advancement Project, [email protected], 415.205.2520 Melanie Fonder Kaye, Biden Foundation, [email protected], 202.559.1801 Charles […]

02.04.2019 | Blog

Perspective: Jussie Smollett and the dangers of being black and queer

By Thomas Hudson, Policy Associate for LGBTQ Equality Living at the intersection of black and queer identities means that you […]

01.31.2019 | Blog

Notes from the field: Greenville is an open and inclusive community for all

By Anthony Thompson, Board Volunteer, YMCA of Greenville   As LGBTQ+ youth, we are taught that big cities are a […]

01.22.2019 | News Releases

Biden Foundation releases “As You Are” educational acceptance video, additional resources

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, January 22, 2018 MEDIA CONTACT Melanie Fonder Kaye [email protected] (202) 559-1801   Biden Foundation releases “As […]

01.10.2019 | Blog

I Serve 2: Identifying and caring for military-connected kids in a clinical setting

By Dr. Alicia Gill Rossiter and Dr. Peggy Wilmoth “My daddy taught me how to walk when I was a little […]

12.29.2018 | Uncategorized

Notes from the field: For social responsibility

By James Condon, Recruiting Director, YMCA of Central Florida     Many of us know social responsibility is one of […]

12.24.2018 | Press

For LGBTQ Foster Youth, the Holidays Might Make Feelings of Isolation Worse

“After I aged out of foster care, while my peers would talk about how excited they were to be traveling home, I spent the holidays in my dorm room.”

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12.20.2018 | Blog

Demystifying campus sexual assault data

By Kendall LaVine, Biden Fellow for violence against women initiatives   One in five women will experience sexual assault during […]

12.17.2018 | Blog

A week in the life of a Biden Fellow

This year I was honored to be selected as one of five inaugural Fellows for the Biden Foundation. In addition […]

12.04.2018 | Press

D.C.-area military families honored at special holiday celebration

“Former Second Lady Dr. Jill Biden, a proud military mom herself, took time to recognize the sacrifice military families make on behalf of their country.

“‘I want to say thank you to all the moms and dads and military families here,’ Biden said. ‘Thank you for your service. Thank you for your sacrifice. Thank you for being so brave.'”

12.04.2018 | News Releases

The Biden Foundation launches “As You Are” story map

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, December 4, 2018 MEDIA CONTACT Melanie Fonder Kaye [email protected] (202) 559-1801   The Biden Foundation launches “As […]

12.04.2018 | Blog

We must be advocates for LGBTQ youth

By Emily Hecht-McGowan “Rest gently. You are safe. Welcome home.”  On Friday, October 26th, Bishop Gene Robinson spoke these words […]

12.02.2018 | News Releases

Biden Foundation seeking press & digital intern for spring semester

Position Title: Press & Digital Intern, Biden Foundation Location: Washington, D.C. Internship Period: Spring 2019 semester, Flexible schedule   The […]

11.14.2018 | Blog

Exploring the world through community college

By Lauren Ford, Biden Fellow for Higher Education The Institute for International Education recently hosted its annual gala to promote […]