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You can help amplify LGBTQ writers, nurture emerging voices, and celebrate queer life by giving to Lambda Literary today. LGBTQ stories are a roadmap for living, loving, and fighting. Our literature reflects our expansive humanity.

If you believe in the necessity and power of LGBTQ writing, give to Lambda Literary today.

No other nonprofit in the world serves the LGBTQ literary community as comprehensively as Lambda Literary. Your generosity supports LGBTQ writers and readers at all stages of life. Your contributions bring our programs to life, including, the Lambda Literary Awards, the Writers Retreat for Emerging LGBTQ Voices, LGBTQ Writers in Schools, Lambda LitFest, and The Lambda Literary Review.


Or, mail a check to:
Lambda Literary
811 W. 7th, 12th floor
Los Angeles, CA 90017

Giving Levels

Friend: $250 to $499

Acknowledgement on our website.

Reader: $500 to $999

Acknowledgement on our website plus an autographed copy of an LGBTQ book.

Writer: $1,000 to $2,499

All previous benefits plus invitations to special events and receptions, listing in the Lambda Literary Awards program, and two tickets to Lambda Literary Awards ceremony.

Luminary: $2,500 and above

All previous benefits plus special named gift and sponsorship opportunities and four tickets to Lambda Literary Awards ceremony.

See our contributing members. If you would like your donation to remain anonymous or prefer not to receive gifts with your membership, let us know.

“If every gay writer joined Lambda Literary maybe we could at last have a powerful organization that would fight for the oh so many things we need in this homophobic world.”
–Larry Kramer, Pioneer Award Recipient (2010)
“Lambda Literary rocks. Period. For readers, for writers, for everyone: now more than ever.”
–Stacey D’Erasmo, Lammy-Award winning author of A Seahorse Year