LGBTQ Myths & Misconceptions

Friday, June 2, 2017

Overall, the LGBTQ community is more likely not just to live in poverty but to live in extreme poverty.” – Trina Olson

Trina Olson, executive director of PFund Foundation, and Anil Hurkadli, program officer at Thrivent Financial Foundation, sit down with MCF’s Levi Weinhagen to talk about persistent myths and misconceptions about the LGBTQ community. Trina and Anil talk about why these myths exist, where they come from, what they do and how folks inside and outside philanthropy can work beyond the myths to build relationships with and create programs that serve real people.


In this conversation Trina and Anil mention several resources and significant figures connected to LGBTQ movements, issues and understandings.

Bayard Rustin

Contigo Fund

Paying an Unfair Price

A Broken Bargain

No Golden Years at the end of the Rainbow


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