FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, December 4, 2018 MEDIA CONTACT Melanie Fonder Kaye [email protected] (202) 559-1801 The Biden Foundation launches “As […]
By Emily Hecht-McGowan “Rest gently. You are safe. Welcome home.” On Friday, October 26th, Bishop Gene Robinson spoke these words […]
By Lydia Thacker, Chief Diversity Officer of the YMCA of Metro Atlanta SAGE Table is an initiative to fight […]
By Stacy Oksenberg, Chief Human Resources Officer, YMCA of Greater San Antonio; and Chelsea Berkowitz, Program Manager, Thrive Youth Center […]
By Liz T., Camp Counselor at YMCA Camp Tockwogh (YMCA of Delaware) Note: This is part off a blog series […]
On Saturday, September 15, Vice President Joe Biden headlined the Human Rights Campaign’s 22nd annual National Dinner in Washington, D.C. […]
By Tony Kayumi, President & CEO of the Ann Arbor YMCA Note: This is the first installment of a blog […]
Through his foundation, former Vice President Joe Biden has spent his time out of office working on issues like ending violence against women, strengthening the middle class, and supporting military families. Now, the focus is expanding, and the Biden Foundation’s LGBTQ youth campaign wants your stories of family, love, and rejection.
As lifelong public servants, we’ve both committed our lives to the notion that no matter who you are, where you’re from or who you love — every individual deserves to be treated with dignity and respect. Period.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 21, 2018 Media Contacts: Biden Foundation Kate Berner [email protected] / 202-464-6966 YMCA […]
By Shéár Avory, Biden Fellow for LGBTQ Equality Note: This post is part of our “The Heart of the Issue” series, […]
Young people need to feel safe, supported, and affirmed in order to thrive. But far too many LGBTQ youth experience […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the Biden Foundation announced the formation of two Advisory Councils that will support its work to […]
As many of us spend time with our families and loved ones this holiday season, it is worth remembering that for some, this is not an easy time of year. For lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) youth who have been rejected by their families, the holidays can be particularly difficult, making the challenges they face in their daily lives and the negative impacts of such rejection much more acute. Read more…
Here at the Biden Foundation, we seek to expand equality and fairness for all people. This guiding principle informs our work in two key areas — ending violence against women and securing LGBTQ equality — and the powerful intersections between them… On Wednesday, October 11th — National Coming Out Day — AVP presented Vice President Joe Biden with the Courage Award for his decades of service working to end sexual assault and intimate partner violence and championing LGBTQ equality.