The Human Dignity Trust is the leading international organisation providing technical legal assistance and strategic communications support to activists challenging laws that criminalise LGBT people. With its wealth of experience, the Trust’s legal resources and expertise are strategic and essential to securing progressive legal change in courts and parliaments across the globe. The Sigrid Rausing Trust has been a long-term supporter of the Trust’s vital work.

Kapil Gupta, Sigrid Rausing Trust

Current Funders

The Kobler Trust

The Kobler Trust

The Kobler Charitable Trust was created in 1963 by Fred Kobler. The objects of the Trust are to support charitable purposes in the United Kingdom.

Luminate

Luminate

Luminate is a global philanthropic organisation with the goal of empowering people and institutions to work together to build just and fair societies.

Oak Foundation

Oak Foundation

Oak Foundation commits its resources to address issues of global, social, & environmental concern, particularly those that have a major impact on the lives of the disadvantaged. Through our grant-making, we support others to make the world a safer, fairer, & more sustainable place to live. With offices in Europe, India, & North America, we make grants to organisations in approximately 40 countries worldwide.

The Open Society Foundations

The Open Society Foundations

The Open Society Foundations, founded by George Soros, are the world’s largest private funder of independent groups working for justice, democratic governance, and human rights.

Sigrid Rausing Trust

Sigrid Rausing Trust

The purpose of SRT is to promote the values and principles of human rights, equality and the rule of law, and to preserve nature from further degradation.

The Woodward Charitable Trust

The Woodward Charitable Trust

The Woodward Charitable Trust is a grant-making trust. The Trust primarily funds charitable organisations in the UK. If Woodward funds overseas projects it is usually via UK charities which can ensure that funds are being well used.

The Human Dignity Trust fills an important gap in the LGBTI+ space – it provides first-class, holistic legal support to grassroots activists working to challenge prosecution and persecution based on sexual orientation and gender identity. The Oak Foundation is proud to support these important efforts.

Nina Spataru, Oak Foundation

 

Historic funders

We would like especially to acknowledge the following individuals and institutions for their extraordinarily generous support over the last decade.

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More than 70 countries across the world still criminalise LGBT people. We're the only global LGBT charity woking internationally to supporting LGBT people across the world to use the law to bring that number down.

What We Do

What We Do

We use the law to defend the human rights of LGBT people globally.

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Our Team

Our team brings together lawyers, activists, communications specialists and researcher. Together we use the law to defend the rights of LGBT people globally.

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