upcoming grant deadline: 05/15/2019

upcoming grant deadline: 05/15/2019

Cei Bell

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2015 Leeway Transformation Award – $15,000

For over 40 years, Cei has used her writing and media work to bring awareness to the issues of marginalized transgender communities. Long before there was the current media fascination with transgender people, she published articles about violence and discrimination against trans people in LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) and mainstream papers. Her many years of writing includes interviews with artist Glenn Ligon and activist Angela Davis as well as various articles focused on the abuse of LGBT youth in foster care and the 2002 murder of trans woman Nizah Morris. In addition, she has contributed to the anthology Smash the Church, Smash the State where she documented early gay culture as it emerged after the 1969 Stonewall riots.


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Leeway Transformation Award

The Transformation Award provides unrestricted annual awards of $15,000 to women and trans* artists and cultural producers living in greater Philadelphia who create art for social change and have done so for the past five years or more, demonstrating a long-term commitment to social change work. [read more]

deadline 05/15
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03/2712:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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Leeway is partnering with CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia and Vision Driven Artists for three sessions designed to help artists understand tax season!

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