• Sarah Jones: Sarah Jones as Nereida

    Sarah Jones is a hilariously poignant Tony Award winning playwright and performer. This year she brought six guests to share their insights on what it means to be LGBT in today’s world. One guest is Nereida, a young fast-talking Dominican immigrant living in the Washington Heights neighborhood of Manhattan. Nereida came with Sarah to practice her public speaking skills and share her thoughts on the progress she sees around equality and acceptance.

    Posted 5.12.11
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  • Tim Gill: Thomas Roberts Interviews Tim Gill

    Thomas Roberts of MSNBC sits down for an interview with Tim Gill to talk about Tim’s life as an entrepreneur, philanthropist, and founder of OutGiving and the Gill Foundation. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear one of the largest funders of LGBT equal rights work in the country discuss his life and the importance of giving.

    Posted 5.16.11
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  • Jeremy Heimans: A Social Movement Critique

    Jeremy has developed national and international campaigns that have grown from zero members to more than 50,000 in just four days. In 6 years GetUp mobilized more people than all of the political parties in Australia combined. Learn about AllOut, a new organization Jeremy hopes will become the largest worldwide community supporting LGBT issues using today's technology.

    Posted 5.16.11
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  • Rea Carey & Panel: A Conversation on LGBT and Immigrant Rights

    Five leaders share their perspectives from the intersection of the LGBT and immigrant rights movements—from the boycott in Arizona and the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA).

    Posted 8.1.11
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  • Craig Harwood: At Seven I Knew

    With humor and honesty, Craig Harwood shares what being a gay man has meant in his life – how he turned pain into power and change in the world.

    Posted 5.10.11
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  • Brad Sears and Ineke Mushovic: The LGBT Movement Today

    Ineke is the Executive Director of the Movement Advancement Project (MAP) and Brad is the Executive Director of the Williams Institute. As leaders of two premier research and data collection organizations, they provide a comprehensive look at the goals of the LGBT movement, its progress, and where it stands today.

    Posted 5.16.11
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  • Joanne Herman: Developing Transgender Philanthropy

    The top three transgender organizations in the country only have a combined annual budget of $1.4 million, and that's concerning for Joanne Herman, author of Transgender Explained For Those Who Are Not. So concerning that at OutGiving 2009 Joanne helped launch the first-ever national transgender giving circle and did everything she could to get it off the ground. Listen as Joanne explains the process and what she learned about giving and philanthropy within the transgender community.

    Posted 5.10.11
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  • Pam Spaulding: Life of a Blogger

    Pam has been blogging about LGBT issues for more than seven years. Here she shares an example of a single blogger influencing the outcome of a political race and how blogswarming ended an anti-trans campaign – both using nothing more than social media and blog posts.

    Posted 5.12.11
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  • Jarrett Barrios and Thomas Gensemer: The Scoop on It Gets Better

    Thomas works on the “new media” side of communications while Jarrett operates on the “traditional media” side. But when the two were brought together on the “It Gets Better” campaign, it was like a whole new world opened up for both of them. Learn how their combined efforts allowed them to share stories of hope with millions of kids and adults across the country.

    Posted 5.16.11
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  • Jamie Marks: Family

    There was a time when Jamie Marks didn’t see much further beyond HIV/AIDS. Like so many other gay men, he believed this disease was likely in his future. That wasn’t the case, and today Jamie no longer fears death but shares his joy of life with his partner and the two children they created together to make a family.

    Posted 5.10.11
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