The LGBTQI+ Economic and Financial (LEAF) Report
Read our groundbreaking new report that shines new light on the financial lives and experiences of LGBTQI+ people in the U.S.
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Tell Congress: Reject the TABS Act and Defend the CFPB
Republicans are trying to kill the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (again) and we need your help to stop them.

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LGBTQ-Owned Small Businesses
Read our first-of-its-kind report about the financial health and financing needs of small businesses that are owned by LGBTQ+ people.
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Shut Down & Shut Out
Read our eye opening report about the exclusion of sex workers and adult professionals by banks and online payment companies.
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The LGBTQ Wealth Gap

Despite marketing myths, LGBTQ+ households and communities suffer from a Wealth Gap as compared to heterosexual and cisgender peers.

Income & Savings Gap

The Income Gap

LGBTQ+ people are more
frequently underemployed, have smaller incomes, and are less able to save or invest in assets.

Information Gap

Information Gap

Few financial industry surveys or government reports include the unique economic experiences and needs of LGBTQ+ people and communities.

Market Gap

Market Gap

When LGBTQ+ people and organizations seek products & services, they are victimized by discrimination and by deceptive and predatory products.

Policy Gap

Policy Gap

LGBTQ+ people are not protected under most U.S. nondiscrimination laws, and their needs are not fairly included in economic policy or financial decision-making.

CLEAR Solutions


CLEAR creates cutting-edge research & reporting about the economic well-being and financial needs of LGBTQI+ people, families, organizations, and communities—informing data-driven policy and decisionmaking.

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CLEAR empowers LGBTQI+ consumers, families, and communities with LGBTQI+ competent and affirming financial knowledge and educational resources so LGBTQI+ people can achieve their unique financial goals and thrive.

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CLEAR organizes and advocates for Federal and State policies and needed reforms in the financial industry to create sensible financial policies and resources to improve the lives of LGBTQI+ people, organizations, and communities.

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