• Adapting to a New Media Environment

    Prominent LGBT and progressive communications experts share ideas for capitalizing on the new media landscape and strategizing on how to best counter our opponents in an era where misinformation is an oft-used tool to advance discrimination and anyone with an Internet connection can be an editor-in-chief. Featuring:
    • David Brock, Media Matters for America
    • Tara McGuinness, Center for American Progress
    • Monica Trasandes, GLAAD
    • Thomas Wheatley, Freedom to Marry
    • Bobby Clark, Gill Foundation [moderator]

    Posted 2.18.15
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  • Kate Kendall, Maya Harris, and Tim Sweeney: America's Challenges are LGBT Challenges, Part 1

    Assessing LGBT issues through a prism of defining national challenges helps to illuminate the unique ways in which "American" issues impact LGBT people and vice versa. This sobering look at the challenges faced by the most vulnerable among us also showcases donors who have been inspired to make these challenges a priority for their giving. An overview featuring:
    • Tim Sweeney [moderator], Gill Foundation
    • Kate Kendall, National Center for Lesbian Rights
    • Maya Harris, Ford Foundation

    Posted 2.18.15
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  • America's Challenges are LGBT Challenges, Part 2

    Advocates and donors offer a sobering look at the challenges faced by the most vulnerable among us. Featuring:
    • School Climate: Geoffrey Winder (GSA Network) and Ryan Pedlow (Ziff Brothers Investments / GLSEN)
    • Youth Homelessness: Jama Shelton (Forty to None Project) and Terrence Meck (The Palette Fund)
    • Healthcare Access for All: Jace Woodrum (One Colorado) and Jennifer Kates (Kaiser Family Foundation)
    • Immigration Reform: Jorge Gutierrez (United We Dream) and Matt Foreman (Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund)
    • Aging: Kathleen Sullivan (L.A. Gay and Lesbian Center) and Ambassador James C. Hormel
    • Global / International: Selly Thiam (None on Record) and J. Bob Alotta (Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice)

    Posted 2.18.15
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  • Rocío Inclán: An Education is a Civil Right

    Rocío Inclán, Director of the Human Civil Rights Department of the National Education Association (NEA), the nation’s largest teachers’ union, discusses NEA’s current and future work surrounding LGBT youth. Rocío explains why LGBT youth who don’t attend school because of bullying are denied their civil right to an education. She also talks about NEA’s partnership with allies, and how its campaign – Bully Free: It Starts With Me – will connect caring adults with bullied students in order to provide the support that student needs to succeed.

    Posted 11.2.11
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  • Arlene Goldberg on Why Marriage Matters

    After losing Carol, her wife of four decades, Arlene became a plaintiff in a Florida case for the freedom to marry. Listen to her story.

    Posted 11.19.15
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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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