• Craig Harwood: At Seven I Knew

    With humor and honesty, Craig Harwood shares what being a gay man has meant in his life – how he turned pain into power and change in the world.

    Posted 5.10.11
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  • Joanne Herman: Developing Transgender Philanthropy

    The top three transgender organizations in the country only have a combined annual budget of $1.4 million, and that's concerning for Joanne Herman, author of Transgender Explained For Those Who Are Not. So concerning that at OutGiving 2009 Joanne helped launch the first-ever national transgender giving circle and did everything she could to get it off the ground. Listen as Joanne explains the process and what she learned about giving and philanthropy within the transgender community.

    Posted 5.10.11
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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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  • 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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  • Lynn Greer: Life Changing Experiences

    Two life changing events brought Lynn to the LGBT movement. The first was the March on Washington which she accidentally attended because she was adding a panel to the AIDS Memorial Quilt in memory of her brother. The second was an OutGiving conference where she heard Tim Gill speak about being fuel for the movement. Since then, Lynn has started her own community foundation in Columbus, OH which now has more than $5 million in pledges.

    Posted 5.10.11
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