Lindsay Mahowald

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Lindsay Mahowald

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Lindsay Mahowald is a research assistant with the LGBTQI+ Research and Communications Project at American Progress. Prior to joining American Progress, Mahowald interned with the Center for Strategic and International Studies, writing literature reviews and creating statistical models for defense economics projects. She has also interned for Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D-MI) and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), assisting both with communications and policy research. Mahowald graduated with highest honors from Oberlin College in 2020 with a B.A. in politics and economics. She specializes in the quantitative analysis of social movements and public policy.

Latest by Lindsay Mahowald

The State of the LGBTQ Community in 2020 Report
A participant holds a rainbow flag as the Reclaim Pride Coalition takes to the streets of Manhattan for the second annual Queer Liberation March, June 2020. (Getty/Erik McGregor)

The State of the LGBTQ Community in 2020

A comprehensive new study from the Center for American Progress finds that many LGBTQ people continue to face discrimination in their personal lives, in the workplace and the public sphere, and in their access to critical health care.

Sharita Gruberg, Lindsay Mahowald, John Halpin