A Community in Need

Do you consider yourself a member of the LGBTQ+ Community? Are you currently out of work due to the COVID-19 situation? Submit your information to be included in this list. Anyone can add their information. If you consider yourself to be a drag artist, you may want to add yourself to the Drag Artist Directory list (started by Majenta) instead, as it may be more beneficial for that area of work. Original idea by Majenta with a J in collaboration with KikiPedia. Need an edit made? Please don't re-submit; contact @KikiPaedia via social media DM: we are available on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.
Looking for a list of funds and other emergency resources? It's at the bottom of this page. Scroll down by tapping here.

LGBTQ+ Community Members Out of Work

The people in this section have indicated that they are currently out of work because of numerous event cancellations and venue closings due to COVID-19 restrictions. People facing immediate financial need are indicated with a icon and are shown first. Tap on the icons to read more.

Brittany Lainhart

Providence, RI

Chris R.

Boston, MA

Christine M. Hurley

WebsiteBoston, MA

Dan Polyak

WebsiteChicago, IL

Davis Villano

New York, NY

Devin Seaman

Brighton,MA

Gage A.

Long island, NY

German Chavez

WebsiteEast boston

Jackie Soriano

WebsiteSomerville, MA

Jean Chan

Boston

Jerica green

Seattle, WA

Josh Camarco Helix Pinecomb Photos

Boston, MA

Kris Knievil

Boston

Loretta Connolly

WebsiteRevere, MA

Mary Barba

WebsiteDanvers, MA

Michael Clark Wonson

Dorchester, Ma

Michael Giller

Boston, Ma.

Operetta

Boston, MA

Petey Gibson

WebsiteLos Angeles, CA

Quitman McBride III Qya Cristál

Boston, MA

Raul Cuevas

WebsiteRevere, MA

Reed Davis

Orono, ME

Rob Millett

Damariscotta, ME

Rome Fiore

Los Angeles, CA

Tony Pimental

Boston, MA

Tyler Hargis

Providence, RI

William Reginald Johnson

CHELSEA, MA

Joe Trohoski

WebsiteAtlanta, GA

Sam Branman DJ Ten Yards

Brooklyn, NY

Resources and Assistance Funds

This is a list of resources and emergency/assistance funds that various organizations and community members have created. Use this to see if there are any that you can either help with or are eligible to apply for in your area. Have one that's not listed? Add it on our Google Form, here.

Boston Area Performer Support Fund
by Richard Nordin of Boston, MA

A gofundme to support performers of all stripes: drag, djs, burlesque etc. The initial idea is that performers will be eligible for one 100 dollar disbursement per week. We will prefer performers for whom this is their main source of income.

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Musicians United For Unemployment Benefits
by Musicians United of Nationwide

Hundreds of musicians including Bikini Kill, Fugazi, and Neutral Milk Hotel just released an open letter calling on lawmakers to allow self-employed workers who receive 1099 income to apply for unemployment benefits during the COVID-19 crisis.

Donate

Rhode Island Pride Supply Drive
by Rhode Island Pride of Providence, RI

Food and supply drive for people in need during COVID-19 SOE.

DonateAssistance Info
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