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LGBT Tech is a diverse team of experts from multiple backgrounds that belong to the LGBTQIA+ community. Grounded in empirical research, we develop programs and resources that support LGBTQ+ communities and work to educate organizations and policy makers on the unique needs LGBTQ+ individuals face when it comes to tech.

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LGBT Tech works to conduct research about LGBTQ+ individuals' adoption, use, trends, challenges and benefits around technology. Our research in combination with others conducting research about LGBTQ+ communities and technology is used to inform our education, resources and programs.

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LGBT Tech joins letter urging Australia to protect end-to-end encryption in the Online Safety Act review

End-to-end encryption plays a crucial role in ensuring the safety, security and privacy of millions in Australia. However, the statutory review of the Australian Online Safety Act erroneously characterizes end-to-end encryption as an obstacle to online safety and law enforcement, instead of recognizing that it is essential for online security and weakening it reduces safety for all.

Policy Education

With a focus in the United States, LGBT Tech works at the national, state, and grassroots level on programs and policy informed by research.


Recognizing the need to better understand the role of technology in LGBTQ+ lives, LGBT Tech starts with research to create important resources for the LGBTQ+ community and allies.


Encryption: Essential for LGBTQ+ Communities

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Our work isn't all educational or academic. The work we do through our PowerOn and PATHS programs help inspire and create tangible change for LGBTQ+ individuals and communities.

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PowerOn is a first-of-a-kind program that distributes technology to homeless, isolated, and disadvantaged LGBTQ+ individuals across the country through our network of LGBTQ+ grantee organizations. 

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PATHS is a program to inspire and motivate LGBTQ+ youth and young adults interested in careers in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics) fields through storytelling by current LGBTQ+ STEAM professionals.

XR LGBT is a new program that explores the relationship between developing technologies in extended reality, augmented reality, and virtual reality and the LGBTQ+ community.



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Want to learn more about the work LGBT Tech's does each day for our LGBTQ+ community? Please take a look at our press coverage.

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