• A Celebration of Allies

    New York Times columnist Frank Bruni moderates a conversation with three remarkable families:
    • Maryann Simpson and her daughter Aija Simpson
    • Paul Singer and his son Andrew Morris-Singer
    • Brian Burke and his son Patrick Burke

    Posted 2.13.15
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  • Mary Kay Henry, Rashad Robinson, Sandra Fluke, and Tim Sweeney: A Moment for America

    Against the backdrop of a national landscape being shaped by deepening coalitions, five national leaders will examine the unprecedented dynamic that has brought exciting new meaning to the phrase "We the People..." Featuring panelists:
    • Tim Sweeney, Gill Foundation
    • Mary Kay Henry, Service Employees International Union
    • Rashad Robinson, Color of Change
    • Sandra Fluke, Social Justice Advocate

    Posted 2.18.15
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  • Adapting to a New Media Environment

    Prominent LGBT and progressive communications experts share ideas for capitalizing on the new media landscape and strategizing on how to best counter our opponents in an era where misinformation is an oft-used tool to advance discrimination and anyone with an Internet connection can be an editor-in-chief. Featuring:
    • David Brock, Media Matters for America
    • Tara McGuinness, Center for American Progress
    • Monica Trasandes, GLAAD
    • Thomas Wheatley, Freedom to Marry
    • Bobby Clark, Gill Foundation [moderator]

    Posted 2.18.15
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  • Kate Kendall, Maya Harris, and Tim Sweeney: America's Challenges are LGBT Challenges, Part 1

    Assessing LGBT issues through a prism of defining national challenges helps to illuminate the unique ways in which "American" issues impact LGBT people and vice versa. This sobering look at the challenges faced by the most vulnerable among us also showcases donors who have been inspired to make these challenges a priority for their giving. An overview featuring:
    • Tim Sweeney [moderator], Gill Foundation
    • Kate Kendall, National Center for Lesbian Rights
    • Maya Harris, Ford Foundation

    Posted 2.18.15
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  • America's Challenges are LGBT Challenges, Part 2

    Advocates and donors offer a sobering look at the challenges faced by the most vulnerable among us. Featuring:
    • School Climate: Geoffrey Winder (GSA Network) and Ryan Pedlow (Ziff Brothers Investments / GLSEN)
    • Youth Homelessness: Jama Shelton (Forty to None Project) and Terrence Meck (The Palette Fund)
    • Healthcare Access for All: Jace Woodrum (One Colorado) and Jennifer Kates (Kaiser Family Foundation)
    • Immigration Reform: Jorge Gutierrez (United We Dream) and Matt Foreman (Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund)
    • Aging: Kathleen Sullivan (L.A. Gay and Lesbian Center) and Ambassador James C. Hormel
    • Global / International: Selly Thiam (None on Record) and J. Bob Alotta (Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice)

    Posted 2.18.15
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  • Breaking Through in Sports, Religion, Business & Families

    The Rev. Delman Coates, Patrick Burke, Todd Sears, and Ingrid Duran -- pioneering allies and LGBT leaders -- join in a conversation facilitated by Catherine Pino about recent campaigns and other efforts that are expanding the national dialogue within sports, religion, business, and families.

    Posted 2.18.15
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