Arcus' 2019 annual reporting reflects the unprecedented and unique character of a global reality shaped by the COVID-19 pandemic and characterized by virtual communication. In addition to topline financial information and grant listings of the past year, the report features perspectives on the state of our mission and prospects for success from Jon Stryker, our president and founder; Annette Lanjouw, our CEO; and 17 of our movement partners from around the world.
Publications by Arcus and our partners, curated from recent years, make up a rich library of thought leadership for activists, scholars, and policymakers.
Faith-Based Efforts in the Caribbean to Combat Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity
An Arcus-commissioned report that explores the work of faith-based organizations and initiatives to support the advancement of sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) human rights in the Caribbean. Through interviews and focus groups with LGBTQI activists, faith leaders, experts, and gender and human rights advocates, the research found that the LGBTQI community’s visibility in the region has been steadily growing and challenging societies to reconsider issues of discrimination, rights, faith, and inclusion.
OutRight International's publication "Harmful Treatment" explores the extent and effects of "conversion therapy" around the world, featuring a groundbreaking global survey and interviews with affected individuals. The report identifies local drivers, regional trends, legal protections, expert opinions, and recommendations on how to end the harmful practice..
"There is a lack of systems in place to sufficiently document crimes committed against LGBTIQ persons globally. Evidence of violations is the only way in which our governments can believe, respond and plan for better interventions.
En el año 2018, la Fundación Arcus solicitó una investigación sobre el tema de la seguridad, protección legal e inclusión social de las personas LGBTQ en Centroamérica. Este informe contribuyó a la planificación estratégica de su programa de justicia social..
An Arcus-commissioned report investigating the human rights of LGBTQ people in Central America and making recommendations on how Arcus can most effectively support civil society organizations there.. .