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Charities

(pronounced – cha-ruh-teez | ˈʧærɪtiz)
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A charity is an organisation created to raise money and awareness to help and support specific causes, diseases, or groups of people in need. A charity is typically a non-profit organisation. Any donated money is spent only on the charity’s activities and principal objectives. Charitable organisations can range from helping the homeless to cancer awareness. In 2021, it was estimated that there would be over 1.3 million registered charities worldwide
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  ABOUT CHARITIES

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"Charity sees the need, not the cause."

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A charity is an organisation created to raise money and awareness to help and support specific causes, diseases, or groups of people in need. A charity is typically a non-profit organisation. Any donated money is spent only on the charity’s activities and principal objectives. Charitable organisations can range from helping the homeless to cancer awareness. In 2021, it was estimated that there would be over 1.3 million registered charities worldwide.

SUMMARY
  • Non-profit organisations
  • Raise money and awareness for specific causes
  • Registered charities range from cancer awareness to homeless shelters

  STATISTICS

  • It is estimated that there are over 1.3 million registered charities worldwide
  • There are around 20 well-known LGBTQIA+ related charities; however, hundreds can be found across the globe
  • According to studies, LGBT individuals are more likely to experience depression or anxiety compared to their heterosexual counterparts
  • The majority of well-known charities offer dedicated telephone and email hotlines to support the LGBTQIA+ community
  • There are dedicated charities providing advocacy and support within countries hostile toward the LGBTQIA+. There are still 12 countries with an enforceable death penalty

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EXCEPTIONAL AND DIVERSE LGBTQIA+ COMMUNITY

Learn more about the exceptional and diverse global LGBTQIA+ community. Discover interesting facts, join in the fun with interactive games, learn more about the exceptional pioneers and advocates and take pride in all of the sexualities, gender identities and special groups. Discover all things LGBTQIA+ with Gayther today

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LGBTQIA+ COUNTRY & REGION GUIDES

Learn more about this or other countries around the world. With over 234 country and 435 regional guides, Gayther guides provides you with all the information you need when planning your trip. From LGBTQIA+ equality to essential travel information, discover Gayther guides today

  SOCIAL MEDIA & APPS

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  TOP FIVE HASHTAGS

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#charities
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#charity
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#fundraising
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#nonprofit
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#nonprofits

  Smartphone Apps

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Pride Counseling - LGBTQ Specialized Therapists
Pride Counseling – LGBTQ Specialized Therapists
English | Android | IOS
Clarity LGBT
Clarity LGBT
English | Android | IOS
Pride World Media
Pride World Media
English | Android | IOS
PinkNews
PinkNews
English | IOS
YouProud - LGBT platform
YouProud – LGBT platform
English | Android | IOS

 Social Media Resources

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DISCOVER HOW WELL THE COMMUNITY ARE TREATED..

From marriages and unions to the decriminalisation of same-sex relationships, discover how well each country treats members of the LGBTQIA+ community. Updated each year, you can learn of the positive and negative developments for every country worldwide. Learn more about LGBTQIA+ Worldwide equality today

  Gayther Resources

  COMMUNITY INSPIRED ARTICLES

GAYTHER AFFINITY

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DISCOVER WHICH COUNTRIES LEGALLY RECOGNISE GENDER IDENTITIES...

Gender and body dysmorphia affects many people each year. Many will feel trapped in the wrong body and look to transform their outer appearance to reflect their inner self. For those going through their transition, it is often a challenge and lengthy process. Discover how each country around the world legally acknowledges and treats gender identities

  PUBLIC FIGURES

  CHARITIES RELATED PEOPLE

United Kingdom (UK)
Diana, Princess of Wales |  Raised awareness of HIV/AIDS
United Kingdom (UK)
Cath Hall |  British Founder, Albert Kennedy Trust
United States of America (USA)
Taylor Swift |  American Singer-Songwriter
United States of America (USA)
Jessica Biel |  American Actress, Model, Producer, Singer
United States of America (USA)
Meghan, Duchess of Sussex |  American Actress, Philanthropist
Australia
Hugh Jackman |  Australian Actor, Singer, Producer
Australia
Kylie Minogue |  Australian Singer, Songwriter, Actress
United States of America (USA)
Barack Obama |  American U.S. President
Italy
Donatella Versace |  Italian Fashion Designer, Businesswoman
United Kingdom (UK)
Alan Wilson |  British Anglican Bishop (Bishop of Buckingham)
All of the people featured within the list are based on those who have shown support in the past or have publicly identified with a specific sexuality, gender identity, or cause. These individuals are featured because they are positive role models for the community and help others come to terms and identify with how they are thinking and feeling. How we identify is personal to us and being featured on this list is by no means meant to out or cause offence. Instead, highlighting exceptional individuals directly linked to the community
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EXCEPTIONAL PEOPLE MAKING HISTORY

Over the past 50 years, the LGBTQIA+ global community has seen many positive developments, where the rights and protection for community members have greatly improved. The improvements and changes are a direct result of the exceptional individuals who stood up, often at great personal risk, to fight for and promote community rights. Discover more about some of these exceptional individuals today

  INFORMATION

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(literal translations for popular languages)

English
charities
Spanish
organizaciones benéficas
French
les organismes de bienfaisance
German
wohltätigkeit sorganisationen
Mandarin
慈善团体
Arabic
جمعيات خيرية
Hebrew
ארגוני צדקה
Hindi
दान
Dutch
goede doelen
Portuguese
caridades
Russian
благотворительные организации
Japanese
慈善団体
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