The year 2017 undoubtedly brought many challenges to the lives and liberties that we and our grantee partners are working hard to protect. But it also demonstrated the unflagging commitment of those fighting on the frontlines of our human rights and conservation movements.
Publications by Arcus and our partners, curated from recent years, make up a rich library of thought leadership for activists, scholars, and policymakers.
Using an equality index used to measure inclusiveness, one hundred organizations were selected as the most LGBT-friendly in Britain. This report analyzes LGBT inclusiveness in both public and private sectors, and includes a section on top businesses for the transgender community..
In 2017, there was nearly one homicide a week of an LGBTQ person in the U.S. There were 52 reported anti-LGBTQ homicides within the entire year, an 86% increase from 2016..
This annually-published report compares positive LGBTQ bills with those that negatively affect the community. Fifteen states passed laws pertaining to LGBTQ equality in 2017..
In fall 2017, the “Water For Virungas” project launched to ensure safe and clean water to the communities around Virunga and Volcanoes national parks, home to small populations of mountain gorillas. Learn more about this project in this report..