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Rosetta Thurman said, “I’m no longer a nonprofit professional. I’m an entrepreneur.”
And she articulated something that I’ve been interested in addressing for awhile, but didn’t know how to say.
Usually I write these super upbeat and newsy emails to my friends and family and yesterday I just thought, “Okay, screw it, I’m going to share my good news with everyone who reads my blog, too!”
Last week, which already feels a lifetime away, I was away in Portland and NYC, having a couple of photoshoots.
What were those photoshoots for?
So thought-terminating clichés, what are they? Coined in a book called “Thought Reform and the Psychology of Totalism,” a book written in 1956 about brainwashing in China, A thought-terminating cliché is a commonly used phrase, sometimes passing as folk wisdom, used to quell cognitive dissonance. Though the phrase in and of itself may be valid [...]
In 2001, a friend of mine came out to me. He had never told anyone he was gay. He was 20. He didn’t know where any resources were, despite living near Provincetown and Boston his whole life. Since I didn’t know a lot about various LGBTQ organizations, I pointed him to the now sadly defunct Planet Out (which now redirects to Gay.com), where I thought he might be able to find more people in the community. Then we went to Jacques Cabaret, a piano bar, but we couldn’t get in because I forgot my ID.
A reader emailed me recently and asked me to please please blog about something that she sees a lot, namely, people not understanding why we have all of these LGBTQ organizations, and why they are different, why we need them.
If your boss does not understand fundraising, give them a 2 minute explanation of how fundraising works. Show them that they’ll get the best bang for their buck from major gifts, and individuals, and the least from foundations, corporations, and events. There are graphs from Giving USA and Philanthropy Reports that go into detail about [...]
Hey, I just got my first order from Finland this weekend! As I bike to the post office to send it today, I’m excited that so many people all over the world are using my book! My friend Amy Sample Ward is doing a giveaway of my book today on her blog. You leave a [...]
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