Delaware PIT Survey & LGBTQ+ Youth

Delaware Point in Time (PIT) Survey

The Point in Time (PIT) survey is a federally mandated annual event that aims to identify the number of people experiencing homelessness. The survey collects data on how many people are experiencing unsheltered or sheltered homelessness and what factors contributed to their current situation. The survey is particularly important for marginalized groups such as LGBTQ … Read more

Delaware’s Bi & Pan Community

Delaware Bi & Pan Community

There is a new private Facebook group for Delaware’s Bi & Pan Community. Click here to join the new facebook group Different people may use these words in different ways. The bisexual activist Robyn Ochs defines bisexuality as “the potential to be attracted—romantically and/or sexually—to people of more than one sex and/or gender, not necessarily … Read more

Steve Elkins Memorial Scholarship

Steve Elkins CAMP Rehoboth

The Blade Foundation supports fellowships each year focused on educating and supporting the next generation of LGBTQ journalists. Fellowships typically run for 12 weeks May thru August and come with a $2,000 stipend. The Steve Elkins Memorial Fellowship covers issues of interest to the LGBTQ community of Delaware for 12 weeks during the summer months. … Read more

Faith Communities Partnering Against Hate

Faith Communities Partnering AgainstHate

Partnering Against Hate, a project of Interfaith Alliance, is an toolkit to help guide groups and individuals who want to do more to make their communities safer and more inclusive. Given the increase in hate crimes against the LGBTQ+ community in recent years, that support is needed now more than ever. Partnering Against Hate is … Read more

Holiday Survival Guide

Holiday Survival Guide

The holiday season can be a challenging time for many people. If you’re feeling isolated or alone during the holidays, know that you’re not alone. Here are some tips on how to cope and find support during this time. 1. Connect with other LGBTQ+ folks: Reach out and look for holiday events or gatherings you … Read more

FBI Documents Increase in Anti-LGBTQ Hate Crimes

FBI 2022 Hate Crimes Statistics

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) recently released their annual hate crime statistics for 2022. The report sheds light on the prevalence of hate crimes in the United States, and the severity of the impact it has on marginalized communities. One of the most alarming statistics in the report is the steady increase in hate … Read more

Delaware Goes Purple

Delaware Goes Purple #DEGoesPurple #DelawareGoesPurple

Nearly every day, someone in Delaware loses the battle against heroin, prescription painkillers or other addictive drugs. Teens and adults need to talk about substance use and understand the risks and consequences. One of the greatest challenges for people seeking help is the stigma surrounding their addiction. Those struggling should not be ashamed of their … Read more

Breast Cancer & the LGBTQ+ Community

Breast Cancer & LGBTQ+ People

Breast cancer is a disease that affects millions of women around the world, including those who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+). Of course, breast cancer can also affect anyone including nonbinary people, transgender folx, and men. Unfortunately, members of the LGBTQ+ community often face unique challenges in accessing healthcare and receiving … Read more