• 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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  • 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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  • Mike Schaefer: Where Do You Find Hope?

    Mike Schaefer recounts the fear, anger, and disappointment he encountered as a young gay man coming of age in the 1980’s. After the personal loss of acquaintances, friends, and loved ones to HIV/AIDS and suicide, Mike stood up and took action to give a voice to LGBT people everywhere. Today, through his philanthropic giving and the giving of other like-minded individuals, Mike is grateful and hopeful for the future.

    Posted 5.10.11
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