By: Andrew Wallace on November 6, 2016
It’s that time of year again … Who are you following on Twitter? Check out our 4th annual list of #LGBTQ philanthropoids to follow on Twitter!
Our 2016 list includes amazing leaders who span several generations of experience in philanthropy and provide critical and often funny commentary about the field, politics, social justice, pop culture, and everyday life. Scroll down to learn more!
Principal of the Mandel Rodis Fund (@MandelRodis). Tweets on a range of social justice issues with a special focus on North Carolina.
Managing Director at the Solidaire Network. Regularly tweets about and re-tweets important racial justice messages.
Arcus Foundation (@ArcusLGBT) Board Member. Tweets about politics and highlights Latino Leaders.
Program Officer at the Alphawood Foundation (@AlphawoodFdn). Regularly shares his takes on politics, the arts, and more.
Senior Consultant at FSG (@FSGtweets). Follow Efrain for a roundup of the many conferences he attends in addition to useful tips for foundations and nonprofits alike.
Philanthropic consultant and father. Tweets about LGBTQ families, LGBTQ youth, and more.
Communications Director at the Gill Foundation (@GillFoundation). This “Southern gentleman living in the West” tweets on a wide range of topics.
Program Officer at Pfund (@PFundFoundation). Tweets about philanthropy and LGBTQ issues in the Midwest.
Program Officer at Open Society Foundations (@OpenSociety). Updates on LGBTQ Issues and Puerto Rico.
A co-founder of Funders For LGBTQ Issues (@LGBTfunders) and former Executive Director of Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice (@AstraeaUpdates). Katherine has just joined twitter and we can’t wait to see what kinds of wisdom she chooses to share.
Program Associate at Foundation for a Just Society (@FJS). Fun tweets on just about everything, including pop culture and philanthropy.
The newest staff person at Trans Justice Funding Project (@TransJusticeFP). Recently increased twitter activity, tweeting about trans issues.
Program Officer for the LGBTQ Racial Justice Fund (@LGBTQRacialJust). Tweets on racial justice and the X Files.
Senior Strategist, Safety at the Ms. Foundation (@msfoundation). Prolific tweeter, who invites you into her life and shares all kind of wisdom with you, from what to do in Greece to observations of segregation in everyday life.
Philanthropic consultant to the Trans Funding Working Group at Funders for LGBTQ Issues (@LGBTfunders) and board member of Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice (@AstraeaUpdates). Follow Ryan Li for a good dose of social justice, pop culture, and fitness tips.
Program Manager and deputy principal of the Latino Engagement Fund at the Democracy Alliance. Follow for tweets on politics, food pics, and more.
Community Outreach Manager at the Foundation Center – Cleveland (@FCCleveland). Humor filled tweets, good philanthropy tips, and Cleveland pride saturate Brian’s feed.
Finance and Operations Assistant at Arcus Foundation (@ArcusLGBT). Tweets on everything and anything, but it is always interesting.
And of course, don’t forget to follow @LGBTfunders and our amazing staff:
President of @LGBTfunders. Star Trek, super-heroes, social justice, and philanthropy.
LGBT rights advocate. Political junkie. Known to tweet whimsical pop-culture tidbits.
Non-profit avenger. Financial statement sage. Ex-dancer. Organizer of members, convenings, and staff.
Queer African feminist. Tweets on social justice, somatics and philanthropy.
Follow Rebecca for thoughtful updates on social justice, being an emerging leader in philanthropy, and life as a queer, Puerto-Rican, jew from New Mexico.