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Understand the benefits and harms encryption has for LGBTQ+ communities and how LGBTQ+ individuals can use encryption to benefit themselves.
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Encryption Resources Developed by LGBT Tech

What Is End-to-End Encryption?

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Click here to download our encryption one sheet

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Click here to view our encryption infographic

"The Internet is an essential tool that helps the LGBTQ+ community live their truth without fear of persecution while protecting their privacy; strong encryption is a critical part of that equation."

Why is Encryption Important for the LGBTQ+ Community?

Encryption can help ensure online communications and activities are kept private, minimizing the risk of violence

and stigma that disproportionately affects this community.

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Encryption also allows LGBTQ+ individuals to communicate with accepting and trusted healthcare providers in an open and candid manner thereby greatly increasing the quality of health service and health outcomes

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Gracias a nuestrxs compañerxs de Internet Society Capítulo Brasil e Instituto Liberdade Digital, esta información esta disponible en español y portugués. Para descargarlo en español, haz click aquí.

Encryption & Marginalized Communities:
A Panel hosted by lgbt tech for IT MOD Week 2022

Learn about the importance of E2E encryption for marginalized communities.

Learn More About Our Work on Encryption

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