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Patreon Report: May & June

July 12, 2019 2684

Dear partners!

The number of donations becomes less and, in principle, this is normal. Yet, we want as many Kazakh LGBT people as possible to know that they are not alone. Please tell your about your experience in supporting the Tell About Your Trouble project to those for whom this could also be important. Even one dollar a month is a guarantee of the stability of the project. Many thanks to all past, present and future patrons

Funds Received

In May, $ 122.72 were transferred from Patreon to PayPal. In addition, $ 20 were transferred to support the editors of

In June, $ 89.69 were transferred from Patreon PayPal. In addition, $ 30 were transferred to support the editors of

Previous month balance is $28,5

Used Funds

May Campaign. We launched a campaign in VKontakte using the amount of 5,901 rubles ($92.7). The add was shown to 103,873 people participating Kazakhstani LGBT publics/groups.

June Campaign. We launched a campaign in Facebook using the amount of $ 149.98. The add was shown 30,046 times among the Kazakhstani user segment.

Totally $ 242.68 were spent.

Tell About Your Trouble Statistics

In May & June, the form was filled with 24 cases.

The project Tell About Your Trouble is a tool for monitoring cases of discrimination and hate crimes towards LGBT. Since there is no such legislative in Kazakhstan, there are no official statistics, and therefore there are “no crimes”. This is what homophobes and officials say. But the community members’ experience suggest otherwise. Tell About Your Trouble allows people, with whom a disaster has occurred, and who will not go to the police because of fear, at least to report what happened to them. These statistics will become part of the alternative report on human rights in Kazakhstan in 2019, when our officials will report to UN.

You may become our partner. Every dollar increases the coverage of LGBT Kazakhs, which know - even in case of trouble they are not alone. Become our partner on Patreon.


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