Securing LGBTQ Nondiscrimination Protections Nationwide
Kasey Suffredini, CEO and National Campaign Director of Freedom for All Americans, joins Tetiana Anderson to discuss efforts to secure LGBTQ nondiscrimination protections nationwide.
Gains in LGBTQ Political Representation
Ruben Gonzales, Executive Director of the LGBTQ Victory Institute, joins Tetiana Anderson to discuss the gains made in LGBTQ representation.
Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Privacy
Chris Wood, Executive Director and Co-founder of LGBT Tech, joins Tetiana Anderson to discuss findings of a new report, “The Role of Data Protection in Safeguarding Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Information,” which identifies ways to mitigate risk to individuals and communities.
LGBTQ Community Centers: Safe Spaces
Denise Spivak, CEO of CenterLink, joins Tetiana Anderson to share how LGBTQ centers were able to pivot and meet the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, while continuing to provide services and safe spaces for the community.
LGBTQ Health Inequities
LGBTQ+ Equality and the Struggle for Racial Justice
Queer and AAPI: Identity and Intersectionality
Khudai Tanveer of the National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance- NQAPIA lives at the intersections of queer, South Asian, and Muslim identities. Hear Tanveer’s unique perspective on efforts to promote inclusion and acceptance of LGBTQ people within the Asian American and Pacific Islander community.
Confronting LGBTQ Youth Suicide in America
STORIES FROM YOUR REGION
Investing in Early EducationThe Child and Family Network Centers is a network of 8 free, high-quality bi-lingual preschools that provide low-income children with the tools they need to succeed in school and in life. Their Executive Director Jackie Horstmann Didio tells Elena Russo about their strong connection to the community they serve.
Business in Prince William CountyThe Prince William County Department of Economic Development’s mission is to improve the County’s economic base by encouraging new businesses to locate in Prince William County, retain existing businesses and encourage existing businesses to expand. Their Executive Director, Christina Will sits down with Elena Russo to discuss their road back from the pandemic and upcoming new projects.
The ARC of Northern VirginiaLucy Beadnell, Director of Advocacy for The ARC of Northern Virginiaj joins Elena Russo to discuss the free services they offer to people with developmental disabilities and their support network. Additionally, they discuss the TravelMate program, which provides virtual support to individuals with cognitive challenges to be more independent while traveling.