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Sam Brinton

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Sam Brinton & Dr. Jessie Freyermuth - Tomorrow Will Be Different by Sarah McBride

Big Queer Book Club Podcast

This is a special episode because we chat with friend and super-human person, Sam Brinton of The Trevor Project (to name only one thing they are involved with) as well as Dr. Jessie Freyermuth (spouse of 1/2 of the pod).  We all read and chatted about the book Tomorrow Will Be Different by Sarah McBride.  This book was unexpectedly sad but overwhelmingly awesome.  Sarah McBride is changing our country for the better with her work in the US Government.   Before she became the first transgender person to speak at a national political convention in 2016 at the age of 26, Sarah McBride struggled with the decision to come out - not just to her family but to the students of American University, where she was serving as student body president. She’d known she was a girl from her earliest memories, but it wasn’t until the Facebook post announcing her truth went viral that she realized just how much impact her story could have on the country.Four years later, McBride was one of the nation’s most prominent transgender activists, walking the halls of the White House, advocating inclusive legislation, and addressing the country in the midst of a heated presidential election. She had also found her first love and future husband, Andy, a trans man and fellow activist, who complemented her in every way...until cancer tragically intervened.Informative, heartbreaking, and profoundly empowering, Tomorrow Will Be Different is McBride’s story of love and loss and a powerful entry point into the LGBTQ community’s battle for equal rights and what it means to be openly transgender. From issues like bathroom access to health care to gender in America, McBride weaves the important political and cultural milestones into a personal journey that will open hearts and change minds.As McBride urges: “We must never be a country that says there’s only one way to love, only one way to look, and only one way to live.” The fight for equality and freedom has only just begun. 

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10 Sep 2021

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Podclub: Your Say on our interview with Sam Brinton

A World Where LivingWorks

In this Podclub epilogue we share listener feedback on the last episode about safe spaces for LGBTIQ communities when it comes to suicide prevention. Missed the interview? Have a listen here. You can also subscribe to the series and check out previous episodes via the below and on all of your usual podcast players: Apple Podcasts  Google Podcasts Spotify Podcasts 


15 Feb 2021

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Safe Spaces for LGBTIQ Communities with Sam Brinton

A World Where LivingWorks

In this episode of 'A World Where LivingWorks', we talk with Vice President of Advocacy and Government Affairs at The Trevor Project, Sam Brinton. The Trevor Project is the world’s largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people. The Trevor Project offers a suite of 24/7 crisis intervention and suicide prevention programs, including TrevorLifeline, TrevorText, and TrevorChat as well as the world’s largest safe space social networking site for LGBTQ youth, TrevorSpace. Trevor also operates an education program with resources for youth-serving adults and organizations, an advocacy department fighting for pro-LGBTQ legislation and against anti-LGBTQ rhetoric/policy positions, and a research team to discover the most effective means to help young LGBTQ people in crisis and end suicide. Sam works to ensure The Trevor Project is advancing policies and positions that help LGBTQ youth in crisis. They lead Trevor’s work on the federal, state and local level and in the executive, legislative and judicial branches with focus on both LGBTQ issues as well as the mental health and suicide prevention space. Subscribe to the series and check out previous episodes via the below and all of your usual podcast players: Apple Podcasts  Google Podcasts Spotify Podcasts  Click here for a full transcript of this episode.


4 Feb 2021

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Sam Brinton, The Trevor Project

My Fave Queer Chemist

This week on the pod, Bec and Geraldo talked with the incredible Sam Brinton (they/them), who currently serves at the Vice President for Advocacy and Governmental Affairs at The Trevor Project. We discuss their time at MIT studying nuclear engineering, their career in science policy, their work to end conversion therapy in all 50 states, and SO MUCH MORE! We hope y'all are staying safe and healthy out there, and remember Black Lives Matter today and everyday. We'll see y'all next week! Follow Sam on Twitter @sbrinton and us @MFQCPod.


25 Jun 2020

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Episode 130: Sam Brinton

The Hannah & Fred Show

We talk with Sam Brinton, one of the world’s leading advocates for LGBTQ youth and a senior member at The Trevor Project.


21 Jun 2020

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Ending Conversion Therapy with Sam Brinton

Sex Ed with DB

In this fifth episode of Sex Ed with DB, Season 4, DB has Sam Brinton on to talk about conversion therapy. Sam is one of the world’s leading advocates for LGBTQ youth. They are the founder of the 50 Bills 50 States campaign at The Trevor Project to end the dangerous and discredited practice of conversion therapy, first in the United States and then around the globe. As a survivor of conversion therapy, Sam has spearheaded efforts to submit legislation and promote public education in the hopes of ending the practice on minors. They have co-chaired the National Center for Lesbian Rights #BornPerfect Advisory Committee on conversion therapy and have spoken before the United Nations and Congress as well as testified on legislation to protect LGBTQ youth across the country. Sam uses they, them, or theirs as their pronouns as a genderfluid person. --- Sex Ed with DB, Season 4 Team: Creator, Co-Producer, Sound Engineer, and Host: Danielle Bezalel (DB) Co-Producer and Communications Lead: Cathren Cohen Graphic Illustrator: Andrea Forgacs Social Media Intern: Leslie Lopez Website: Alex Morton  --- Sex Ed with DB, Season 4 is Sponsored by: Clone-A-Willy, Aisle, FemmeFunn, Sweet Vibrations, ioba.toys, and Smile Makers Collection --- Love Sex Ed with DB? Email us at Sexedwithdb@gmail.com for comments and questions about what's coming up this season. --- About the podcast: Sex Ed with DB is a feminist podcast bringing you all the sex ed you never got through unique and entertaining storytelling, centering LGBTQ+ folks and people of color. We discuss topics such as intersex rights, abortion, dominatrixes, sex toys, queer sex ed, sex and disabilities, HIV, sex in entertainment, and more. --- Follow Sex Ed with DB on: Website: www.sexedwithdb.com Twitter: @sexedwithdb Instagram: @sexedwithdbpodcast Facebook: @edwithdb TikTok: @sexedwithdb ---


10 Jun 2020

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105 - "People, Not Politics" with Trevor Project's Sam Brinton

The Lobby Shop

Sam Brinton, head of advocacy at LGBTQ suicide prevention organization The Trevor Project, joins to podcast to discuss their work in advocacy, how PRG's Dee Martin and John Lee have been working to further Trevor's policy goals, and how Sam's other career as a nuclear scientist fits into this big picture.


1 Nov 2019

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Think Tank: Sam Brinton

Think Tank with Steve Adubato

Steve Adubato speaks with Sam Brinton, Head of Advocacy and Government Affairs at The Trevor Project, a national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBTQ youth. Sam shares his personal story and why the 50 Bills 50 States campaign is so important for the LGBTQ youth community.


31 Oct 2019

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A Conversation with Sam Brinton of Deep Isolation and The Trevor Project

Liberty & Justice for All

In the 5th Episode of Liberty & Justice for All, Jack and Paul talk with Sam Brinton about the economics and politics of nuclear waste. Besides working on nuclear issues with Deep Isolation, Brinton is also the head of advocacy and government affairs at The Trevor Project where he advances policies to help LBGTQ youth in crisis.You can also subscribe to Liberty & Justice for All on iTunes, Spotify, Google Play, Soundcloud, Stitcher, or online. Please leave us a 5-star review if you enjoy listening!Have a question, comment, or idea for future episodes? Feel free to contact LibertyandJustice@heritage.org See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


24 Sep 2019