The mission of the Aqua Foundation for Women is to serve as the funding catalyst for lesbian, bisexual, and transgender wellness and equality in South Florida through grants, scholarships and initiatives.
In 2013 Aqua awarded 12, $5,000 scholarships along with mentors for each scholar and $72,000 in grants which included funding for the LGBTQ Youth Homelessness Initiative.
In addition, we held our 4th annual TransCon and LGBTQ Family BBQ.
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She Magazine – LGBT-Inclusive Healthcare at Your Fingertips
Are you out to your primary doctor or have you ever wondered how he or she will react to your sexual orientation? Have you experienced discrimination at your doctor’s office? If so, now there is a website where you can search for LBT inclusive doctors in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties. Funded by Aqua [...]
Miami Herald | Aqua Girl concertgoers hold ‘trans rights now’ protest in solidarity for transgender women, men
Aqua Foundation showed support for trans women and men by holding a protest at its own #aquaSOUNDS concert event Saturday night. “It’s very important that throughout everything that Aqua does, we make it very clear that this is our community and we stand in solidarity with everyone in our community,” said Charo Valero, an Aqua [...]
Sun Sentinel | Beverly McClellan: ‘Voice’ of experience
Beverly McClellan can identify with the homeless LGBT youth who will benefit from Saturday night’s AquaSounds concert at Grand Central in Miami. A Fort Lauderdale and Wilton Manors club veteran and Season 1 finalist on NBC’s “The Voice,” McClellan ran away from home at age 13 after coming out to her parents. “This show [...]