• Sarah Jones: Sarah Jones as Nereida

    Sarah Jones is a hilariously poignant Tony Award winning playwright and performer. This year she brought six guests to share their insights on what it means to be LGBT in today’s world. One guest is Nereida, a young fast-talking Dominican immigrant living in the Washington Heights neighborhood of Manhattan. Nereida came with Sarah to practice her public speaking skills and share her thoughts on the progress she sees around equality and acceptance.

    Posted 5.12.11
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  • Sarah Jones: Sarah Jones as Rashid

    Sarah Jones is a hilariously poignant Tony Award winning playwright and performer. This year she brought six guests to share their insights on what it means to be LGBT in today’s world. One guest is Rashid, a young rapper with much respect for all people despite hip hop’s unfriendly past with the LGBT community. “Uncle Marcel was always with Uncle Eddy... When I was a little shorty, I really didn’t think about Uncle Eddy really ain’t related to anybody, know what I’m saying.”

    Posted 5.12.11
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  • Sarah Jones: Sarah Jones as Sunita

    Sarah Jones is a hilariously poignant Tony Award winning playwright and performer. This year she brought six guests to share their insights on what it means to be LGBT in today’s world. One guest is Sunita, an out Indian physician who explains what it is like to be stereotyped: “Some politicians who are trying to make me feel comfortable by telling how often they eat curry in Georgetown.”

    Posted 5.12.11
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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 Michael also knows there’s a transformational opportunity to change outdated policies via the Older Americans Act, the National Resource Center on LGBT Aging, and the collaboration between LGBT nonprofits, straight allies, and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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  • The Impact of the Affordable Care Act on Transgender Americans

    Following the passage of the Affordable Care Act, Colorado regulatory agencies clarified the state's nondiscrimination law to ensure that insurance companies were covering transition-related care for transgender Coloradans. Regina is one of thousands of transgender people who have gained access to critical care through these advances. Here's her story.

    Posted 5.14.15
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  • Brad Sears and Ineke Mushovic: The LGBT Movement Today

    Ineke is the Executive Director of the Movement Advancement Project (MAP) and Brad is the Executive Director of the Williams Institute. As leaders of two premier research and data collection organizations, they provide a comprehensive look at the goals of the LGBT movement, its progress, and where it stands today.

    Posted 5.16.11
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