• Janet Murguía: Latino/LGBT Collaboration

    Janet Murguía is President and CEO of the National Council of La Raza, the largest Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organization in the United States. Using the 2009 Hate Crimes Prevention Act and the repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" (DADT), Janet highlights what can happen when disenfranchised people work together and why it's important for the Latino and LGBT communities to continue collaborating.

    Posted 7.29.11
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  • Pam Spaulding: Life of a Blogger

    Pam has been blogging about LGBT issues for more than seven years. Here she shares an example of a single blogger influencing the outcome of a political race and how blogswarming ended an anti-trans campaign – both using nothing more than social media and blog posts.

    Posted 5.12.11
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  • Mary Bonauto & Robbie Kaplan on the Supreme Court

    Mary Bonauto and Robbie Kaplan will be remembered as the two brilliant legal minds who took our fight for marriage equality to the highest Court in the land. They joined us at OutGiving to share their incredible work, which bookends a defining decade in the struggle for marriage equality from Goodridge in 2003 to Windsor in 2013.  

    Posted 11.19.15
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  • NAACP Chairman Emeritus Julian Bond on Religious Exemptions

    Across the country, opponents of LGBT equality are attempting to advance religious exemptions that would allow businesses and individuals to use religion as an excuse to discriminate. Here's Julian Bond on the subject.

    Posted 5.14.15
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  • 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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  • Michael Adams: The Elderly Experience

    As the executive director of Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE) Michael Adams understands the difficulties LGBT older people face on a daily basis. These difficulties range from economic hardship and increased isolation, to a lack of competent services and healthcare disparities. Michael also knows there’s a transformational opportunity to change outdated policies via the Older Americans Act, the National Resource Center on LGBT Aging, and the collaboration between LGBT nonprofits, straight allies, and individual donors.

    Posted 5.10.11
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