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7 LGBT Tech Projects You Need to Know

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In honor of LGBT Pride Month , I wanted to highlight some inspiring LGBT technology projects you should follow and champion. While diverse in their missions, these projects all have the common threads of inclusivity, support, and access. event will be in New York City in October.

Do Something’s mobile campaign wins NYTimes plaudits – and motivates millions of teens

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This weekend, the New York Times chronicled how the charity Do Something is revolutionizing its outreach to young people by taking its message mobile. Projects range from recycling bottles to collecting used jeans for the homeless to brainstorming new ways to reduce energy consumption. To name just one: Do Something sends a biweekly email to its members giving them ideas for new projects they can undertake, targeted around their areas of interest.

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Ali Forney Center Saves Time and Effort with Norton Security

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Transgender teen Ali Forney fled his home at age 13. Forney continually helped other youth that were facing similar difficult circumstances, and he became a public advocate for improving safety for homeless youth until his life was tragically cut short.

Sheroes You Should Know: Inspiring Stories for #WomensHistoryMonth


Writer and author of New York Times best seller "Bad Feminist," modern-day feminist icon Roxane Gay is a force of nature. She bucked traditional corset-dominated fashion and instead designed clothing for women that suited their new, post-War experience, pioneering and popularizing a new feminine style that was sporty, casual, and chic. she·ro (pl. sheroes) : a woman regarded as a hero.

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Openness Transforms the Nonprofit CRM Business | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

It’s been a cascade of announcements all about the new platform strategies of what is rapidly developing into the Blackbaud and Convio camps. And then yesterday, on the 17th, Convio issued their own press release, heck their own mini-website about a new CRM they’ve developed for nonprofits using as the underlying platform. The Open Platform: Convio’s new offering on is another evolutionary step for the nonprofit world.

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