• Katie Blair & Tyler Deaton on Indiana's RFRA

    Following the passage of Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA), the entire country woke up to a conversation about LGBT equality and religious freedom. Katie Blair & Tyler Deaton joined us at OutGiving to walk us through a timeline of what happened in Indiana -- what worked, what took us by surprise, and what we can learn so we're prepared for the next assault on our equality.  

    Posted 11.19.15
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  • Janet Murguía: Latino/LGBT Collaboration

    Janet Murguía is President and CEO of the National Council of La Raza, the largest Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organization in the United States. Using the 2009 Hate Crimes Prevention Act and the repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" (DADT), Janet highlights what can happen when disenfranchised people work together and why it's important for the Latino and LGBT communities to continue collaborating.

    Posted 7.29.11
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  • Lynn Greer: Life Changing Experiences

    Two life changing events brought Lynn to the LGBT movement. The first was the March on Washington which she accidentally attended because she was adding a panel to the AIDS Memorial Quilt in memory of her brother. The second was an OutGiving conference where she heard Tim Gill speak about being fuel for the movement. Since then, Lynn has started her own community foundation in Columbus, OH which now has more than $5 million in pledges.

    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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  • Mary Bonauto & Robbie Kaplan on the Supreme Court

    Mary Bonauto and Robbie Kaplan will be remembered as the two brilliant legal minds who took our fight for marriage equality to the highest Court in the land. They joined us at OutGiving to share their incredible work, which bookends a defining decade in the struggle for marriage equality from Goodridge in 2003 to Windsor in 2013.  

    Posted 11.19.15
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  • NAACP Chairman Emeritus Julian Bond on Religious Exemptions

    Across the country, opponents of LGBT equality are attempting to advance religious exemptions that would allow businesses and individuals to use religion as an excuse to discriminate. Here's Julian Bond on the subject.

    Posted 5.14.15
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