2017’s Top 16 LGBTQ Philanthropoids on TwitterPublished: April 25, 2017
Author(s): Andrew Wallace
Once again this spring we are taking stock of our Twitter feed to compile a list of inspiring LGBTQ philanthropoids. Check out our 5th annual list of #LGBTQ philanthropoids to follow on Twitter! Who are you following? You can check out our 2016 list here.
Intersex Fund Program Officer, Astraea Foundation
@ruthbaldacchino is @ILGAWorld Co-Secretary General and a gender queer activist. Ruth’s feed is a view of global politics with a gender and LGBTQ rights emphasis.
Program Officer, Black-Led Movement Fund at Borealis Philanthropy
@beattyful’s Twitter is on top of the trends and issues in national politics, Black culture, and inspiring contemporary activism.
Director of Communications, NEO Philanthropy
@NEO_RBray, Director of Communications for NEO Philanthropy and Director of Strategic Communications for Four Freedoms Fund (FFF), Robert shares highlights from NEO and insights on philanthropy and social justice.
Activist and longtime movement leader and & Former Interim Director of Northstar Fund, Funders for LGBTQ Issues, and other philanthropic organizations, @richarddburns tweets updates from his life in New York along with insights from the nonprofit sector and philanthropy.
Senior Director of Special Projects, Gill Foundation
Self-proclaimed “itinerant gay and trans human rights advocate and nonprofit geek,” @maseoni tweets about local and national politics, lately with a focus on activism and the Trump resistance.
Digital Experience Designer, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
@itsjakefagan posts about global politics, economic development, and LGBTQ issues.
Felipe R. Flores
Associate Director, The Latino Community Fund of Washington State
@joyfulspark, “a policy wonk and current affairs junkie,” has a finger on the pulse of national and Pacific Northwest social justice issues and activism.
Program Director, Grassroots Institute for Fundraising Training
@QweerDesertStar posts and retweets the Trump resistance, social justice, grassroots organizing with a focus on immigration issues.
Program Officer, Groundswell Fund
Grants Manager, The Collins Foundation
@thisColin posts social commentary and interesting updates from the Pacific Northwest. His feed is also full of great retweets.
Executive Director, Crossroads Fund
When @JeanneKracher tweets you can expect a frontline dispatch or insightful commentary on politics or philanthropy.
Senior Advisor & National LGBT Liaison, AARP
@drniiquartelai tweets about global politics, social justice, and shares updates and commentary on national politics.
Marco A. Quiroga
Contigo Program Director, Our Fund Foundation
Leading Contigo’s response to the Orlando massacre, @DREAMarcoAble‘s feed is full of thoughts on philanthropy and social justice at both the local and national level.
Development Officer, Institutional Giving at Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice
Follow @celiaturner for dispatches from the world of queer philanthropy, Astraea updates, and activism in and around the Northeast.
Director of Community & Civic Engagement, Gates Foundation
Follow @DavidWSeattle for posts ranging from local news, social justice issues, and an assortment of interesting links from around the web.
Program Officer, Wellspring Advisors
@MsJudyYu‘s feed will keep you up to date on national politics and social justice issues with an emphasis on youth justice and LGBTQ issues.