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GPEL Welcomes Sen To Our Leadership Team!
December 7, 2015

Meet Sen Raj, one of the newest members of our Leadership Team! Sen is a queer superstar in his.... CONTINUE READING

GPEL Reveals Our New Logo And Its Brilliant Designer!
December 3, 2015

We're so excited to introduce our new logo! Meet the mastermind behind its creation, an LGBTQ... CONTINUE READING

GPEL Commemorates World Aids Day!
December 1, 2015

As we honor World AIDS Day we (re)commit ourselves to ending the stigma attached to HIV and AIDS. We know that you can lead a full and healthy life while... CONTINUE READING

GPEL Global Advisory Member, Amit Lev, Talks About Trans Rights in Israel.
November 23, 2015

Global Advisory Council member, Amit Lev, talks about the rights of trans people in Israel. Sadly, there is... CONTINUE READING

GPEL's Co-Founder In The Jerusalem Post!
November 5, 2015

We were thrilled to have our Executive Director attend the Eighteen:22 conference on behalf... CONTINUE READING

GPEL Celebrates LGBTQ Native American Heritage!
November 1, 2015

November is Native American Heritage Month in the United States. We decided to take this opportunity to honor LGBTQ Native American figures. It's important to remember the pioneers and honor the leaders of... CONTINUE READING

GPEL Celebrates LGBTQ History Month!
October 1, 2015

October is LGBTQ History Month in the United States. We decided to take this opportunity to honor LGBTQ historical figures from the US and elsewhere... CONTINUE READING

GPEL Celebrates OFFICIALLY Becoming a Nonprofit!
September 11, 2015

Global Partnership for Emerging Leaders (GPEL) was thrilled to have our Launch Event to celebrate us OFFICIALLY becoming a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. We celebrated at Albatross... CONTINUE READING

 

GPEL Supports the Film "This Kind of Love"
September 8, 2015

GPEL was proud to be a supporter of the film “This Kind of Love” which follows Burmese human rights educator and activist Aung Myo Min as he returns... CONTINUE READING

 

Thanks to YOU...GPEL reaches 128% of our goal!
August 1, 2015

Thanks to our supporters we reached 128% of our goal!, raising over $2,500 from over... CONTINUE READING

GPEL Honors Frida Kahlo's Birthday!
July 6, 2015

Today GPEL honors the great Frida Kahlo's life and work. Growing up in the early 1900s, Frida ripped the cap off heteronormative customs with her open bisexuality and... CONTINUE READING

The Supreme Court of the United States rules in favor of marriage equality nationwide!
June 26, 2015

Today we celebrate a long fought for and hard won win for marriage equality in the United States. We are thrilled that the U.S. can now fully join those nations... CONTINUE READING

 

GPEL's Co-Founders Interviewed by NY1!
June 20, 2015

NY1 talks with GPEL's co-founders about our mission, upcoming launch event and our conference in July 2016.... CONTINUE READING

GPEL Featured In The Queens Courier!
June 11, 2015

GPEL was thrilled to have our Leadership Team featured in the Queens Courier. Being based in Queens, New York we were... CONTINUE READING

 

GPEL Participates in PresenTense NYC Launch Night
June 3, 2015

GPEL's Executive Director was proud to be part of the PresenTense NYC 2015 Fellowship. GPEL then had the opportunity to share about our work!... CONTINUE READING

 

GPEL Launches Crowdfunding Campaign- Join Us!
June 2, 2015

GPEL's Leadership Team discusses our mission and goals. Find out more about what our leadership team plans to accomplish and how you can be involved in helping us.... CONTINUE READING

 

Ireland Becomes First Country In HISTORY To Legalize Marriage Equality In National Referendum
May 23, 2015

Ireland became the first country in the world to legalize marriage equality by national referendum... CONTINUE READING

 

GPEL Honors The International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia & Biphobia
May 17, 2015

It is long past time for the global community to end transphobia, homophobia and biphobia around the world... CONTINUE READING

 

GPEL Encourages U.S. Supreme Court To SAY YES On Marriage Equality
April 28, 2015

Today the Supreme Court of the United States of America will hear a case that will lead it to decide... CONTINUE READING

 

GPEL Leadership Team Member, Jordan Rubenstein, Shares How To Be A Trans Ally In Your Workplace
April 26, 2015

Working Towards Trans-Inclusive Workplaces
Jordan Rubenstein | April 25, 2015

Transgender people are all too often silenced - invisible to society as a whole, and even within LGBT organizations and spaces. Many transgender people live in poverty, unable to buy political influence, and left with few people to advocate on their behalf. Oftentimes, they face systematic oppression from government institutions, including school and policing, and they frequently face discrimination in access to health care. In most states in the United States, and in many countries around the world, transgender people can be fired for their gender identity alone... CONTINUE READING

 

GPEL Celebrates Earth Day
April 22, 2015

Happy Earth Day!.. CONTINUE READING

 

GPEL's Co-Founder, Evan Davidoff Says "It Ain't 2004 Anymore"
April 2, 2015

It Ain’t 2004 Anymore: A Rude Awakening for the GOP
Evan Davidoff | April 2, 2015

You almost have to feel bad for Mike Pence. Almost. He really didn’t see it coming. Neither did most of the GOP.

They had a long track record of popular discrimination against the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community to look back to. Yes, as of late, there had been a spate of pro-marriage equality... CONTINUE READING


Malta Leads The Way On Gender Identity Recognition
April 1, 2015

Congratulations Malta on passing the world's most progressive gender identity law... CONTINUE READING

GPEL Celebrates Women's History Month
March 1, 2015

This March GPEL celebrates the contributions of some amazing women... CONTINUE READING

 

GPEL Celebrates Black History Month
February 1, 2015

This February GPEL celebrates Black History Month by sharing inspirational quotes by visionaries in the black community... CONTINUE READING

 

The Co-Founders Share Their Vision For GPEL.
January 23, 2015

Find out more about the vision for GPEL directly from our co-founders... WATCH VIDEO

 


 

 

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