• Amy Simon, Chad Griffin, Evan Wolfson, and Lee Swislow: The Marriage Moment

    The extraordinary movement forward in the fight for marriage equality cannot be overstated, and, as a result, the expert opinion of this equally extraordinary panel is the best way to deconstruct recent victories, our lessons learned, and next steps. Featuring panelists:
    • Chad Griffin, Human Rights Campaign
    • Amy Simon, Goodwin Simon Strategic Research
    • Evan Wolfson, Freedom to Marry
    • Lee Swislow, Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders

    Posted 2.18.15
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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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  • Sherrill Wayland: The Story of Joe

    Against his will, Joe was moved from Houston, TX where he lived with his partner of 22 years and placed in a nursing home in St. Louis, MO under the name John Doe - so his partner couldn't find him. Her knowledge of the law allowed Sherrill Wayland, Executive Director of SAGE Metro St. Louis, to reunite Joe and his partner while making a new ally at the state attorney general's office. This story is only one example of why organizations like SAGE Metro St. Louis are vital resources for LGBT seniors.

    Posted 5.10.11
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  • The Texas Moment

    Texas is the second largest state in the nation, but it provides no protections from discrimination for LGBT Texans. Now is time to secure equal treatment in the Lone Star State.

    Posted 5.14.15
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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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  • Andrew Park: Two Sides of the Same Wedge

    Andrew Park is Program Director for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender International Human Rights at Wellspring Advisors. Andrew reminds us that LGBT people and immigrants are often targeted as two sides of the wedge used to divide the country. And he reminds us that in our common struggle, we also share opportunity to make progress and improve our lives.

    Posted 7.29.11
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