LGBTQ+Press

A space for & by the LGBTQ+ WordPress Community

Category: News

  • Let’s celebrate our six LGBTQ+Press Empowerment Grantees

    Let’s celebrate our six LGBTQ+Press Empowerment Grantees

    After announcing the first LGBTQ+Press Empowerment grant, six folks applied and six folks have been chosen to be grantees. Let’s all take a moment to celebrate them–dance, raise a toast, smile to yourself, whatever works. Originally, only four folks were going to be chosen but, thanks to some extra budget planning and discussions, Queeromattic decided…

  • On being out (or not) & the LGBTQ+Press Empowerment Grant

    On being out (or not) & the LGBTQ+Press Empowerment Grant

    The WordPress community is vast, spanning many countries, languages, backgrounds, and more. The same is true of the LGBTQ+ community and the spectrum of experiences we each have. In launching the LGBTQ+Press Empowerment Grant, subsequent conversations have been stirred up. It became clear that there was a need and opportunity to be explicit about how…

  • Announcing the first LGBTQ+Press Empowerment Grant

    Announcing the first LGBTQ+Press Empowerment Grant

    Bring out your rainbows! 2024 is starting off with some great news for LGBTQ+ folks interested in contributing to WordPress: you can receive a $500 grant to participate in and complete the WordPress Mentorship Program. The funding is proudly powered by Queeromattic, the collection of queers within Automattic. This is a new initiative with the…