• Tony Tapia: Numbers Behind the Immigration & LGBT Movement

    Tony Tapia is the Board Co-Chair for Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees. Tony discusses the history of immigration reform, what immigrant demographics look like today, and the importance of immigrant-rights funding.

    Posted 7.29.11
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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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  • 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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  • Vice President Joe Biden Speaks to OutGivers

    From his long-time leadership on preventing violence against women to his historic support for marriage and global LGBT human rights, Vice President Biden has been a champion for equality. He joined us at OutGiving to celebrate the progress we’ve made and re-commit to the work that remains.

    Posted 11.19.15
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  • Rea Carey: We Just Want to be Visible

    Rea Carey is Executive Director of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force. Rea shares stories of LGBT immigrants who face unique challenges with a broken immigration system and the federal government's failure to recognize lesbian and gay relationships.

    Posted 7.29.11
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