The job is far from done, even as the number of states in which same-sex couples can wed is rapidly increasing.
LGBT Americans have rarely experienced momentum like what we feel today.
2 Million children
in the U.S. are being raised by same sex parents, yet many are denied legal ties to their parents and other basic protections.
is the possible total lifetime cost to a same-sex couple that is unmarried, with almost half of that ($211,000) coming from the extra cost of purchasing health care coverage.
The Power of
In March 2004, only 38% of Americans supported marriage for same-sex couples.
Gill Foundation was one of the first funders of efforts to build public support for marriage. Now, the conversation on marriage equality has entirely changed.
Today, 59% of Americans now support marriage for all committed couples.
The Power of Intervention
Explore, research, and determine where strategic investments can improve the greatest number of lives.
Prioritize philanthropic giving in states to accelerate the pace of progress where it’s needed most.
Partner with allied foundations and individuals to fund together and increase our collective impact.