• John Bare: Donor Stories

    OutGiver John Bare (Vice President for Programs, Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation) shares his reasons for giving, highlighting the personal giving strategies behind his philanthropy, the passion that fuels his generosity, and the lessons he's learned to sustain the power his investment has to make real change in a constantly evolving movement.

    Posted 2.18.15
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  • Cary Alan Johnson, Dorothy Sander, and Sass Rogando Sasot: Equality Without Borders

    Cary Johnson is executive director of the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC), Sass Rogando Sasot has been a transgender rights activist in the Philippines and Europe since she was 19, and Dorothy Sander is a philanthropist and Co-Chair of the Board of Directors at IGLHRC. They come from different walks of life, but they share the common desire to see equality for all LGBT people around the world. Listen to the panel explain how what happens abroad affects us here in the U.S. whether it be the right to marry, employment nondiscrimination, access to health care, or religious tolerance – and vise versa.

    Posted 2.16.12
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  • Marguerite Kondracke: Everyone Deserves a Diploma

    Marguerite Kondracke, President and CEO of America’s Promise Alliance (Alliance), explains the essential role allies can play in making sure all LGBT youth feel safe, secure, and nurtured – at school and at home. And she shares how the Alliance is including LGBT youth in their Grad Nation campaign, highlighting geographic areas with the highest drop-out rates.

    Posted 11.2.11
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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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  • Charlie Rounds: Giving Back - The Gift Of Philanthropy

    Philanthropy is a family tradition for Charlie Rounds and his husband Mark. Charlie's mother was the first volunteer at the Center for Victims of Torture, and she founded the Twin Cities chapter of Amnesty International. Charlie shares the journey that led him and Mark to give away 60% of their growth wealth.

    Posted 5.10.11
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  • Eliza Byard: GLSEN: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

    Eliza Byard, Executive Director of the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN), provides a brief snapshot of GLSEN and the critical work they do as a leading advocate for safe and affirming schools. She shares her thoughts regarding GLSEN’s research on proven interventions to protect LGBT youth, as well as their network of partners and allies engaged in the Safe Schools Improvement Act and Safe Space Campaign.

    Posted 11.2.11
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