Anti-Criminalization and Freedom from Violence
Astraea supports groups led by LGBTQI youth, sex workers and people of color that organize against police and state violence, educate communities about their rights, and fight laws and policies that criminalize LGBTQI lives.
Astraea supports those working to change laws and policies to ensure that LGBTQI people live with safety and dignity, including family protections, anti-discrimination provisions, and equity in health and education.
Arts and Cultural Change
Because art is a powerful tool for social change, Astraea supports progressive LGBTQI artists and organizations that use arts and media as tools for transforming social attitudes and envisioning new realities.
In the United States, Astraea fuels the grassroots LGBTQI immigrant movement, building a new generation of leaders fighting harsh deportation and detention policies, and demanding self-determination for all.
Trans Human Rights
As a feminist and gender justice funder, Astraea supports trans activism that builds the power of trans communities and works to secure human rights for trans and gender non-conforming people.
Astraea supports organizations and campaigns advancing economic justice for LGBTQI communities, including securing access to housing, education, employment, and welfare.
Intersex Human Rights
Astraea fuels the growing intersex movement to fight for bodily autonomy and self-determination, address human rights violations, build community and raise visibility.