Is Grindr more than a way to hook up? Is it also an opportunity for public outreach and a way to build community?
July 27, 2017
Hosted by Helen Hillix, Todd Benton and Chris Reese
With 2 million daily active users, Grindr, the gay social network is uniquely situated to advance human rights by addressing health, justice, and other important issues among LGBT populations. Can a hook up site really change the world? Why does it matter to all of us? Co-Hosts Chris Reese and Helen Hillix will speak with Jack Harrison-Quintana, director of Grindr for Equality (G4E) and Peter Sloterdyk Vice President of Marketing for Grindr to explore these questions and more. Can we embrace social media as a partner to improve the quality of our lives and suspend judgement if we don’t engage in similar practices? Why do we even label someone as LGBT? We are all humans with the same needs for love, comfort, safety, good health and well-being. Recently, Grindr for Equality sent messages educating Grindr users about the therapy that vastly reduces HIV transmission risk. Follow-up research showed that G4E influenced 20 percent to start treatment. This is for the highest good of all!
Inner Revolutionary Radio
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You count! Your voice, compassion and dedication to doing the right thing are part and parcel of the Inner Revolution that is sweeping our world, and Inner Revolutionary Radio is your platform. We may not be perfect, but we are standing up to mindless conformity, facing our negative patterns and beliefs, working together to make this a better world. Inner Revolutionary Radio gives us a voice and a way of joining forces. We share a vision: a recognition of our Oneness with one another and the planet; an acknowledgement of our Accountability for our impact on ourselves and each other; a dedication to Mutual Support, knowing that we can’t thrive in a world that is not also thriving. And we’re developing the courage to stand up to all tyrannies, even those in our heads. Each week we offer News of the Inner Revolution and introduce you to guests who are shaking up the world. Tune in, participate, and support this vision.
Helen Hillix, Todd Benton and Chris Reese
Helen Hillix, Todd Benton and Chris Reese met many years ago, when our journeys for inner healing brought us to the InnerRevolution.Org. Under the guidance of Beth Green, the organization’s founder, we evolved into spiritual activists who support the three principles of The Inner Revolution: Oneness, Accountability and Mutual support – in all areas of life. Ultimately, there is no personal healing; no one person can be well in a world where others are suffering. It takes a collective shift in awareness for sustainable change and for everyone to thrive. InnerRevolutionary radio was Beth Green’s baby, and now it’s our turn to nurture this platform and share the vision: gathering others and sharing work that is being done around the world under many different banners to bring more consciousness into personal, political, spiritual and business arenas. As co-hosts of InnerRevolutionary Radio, Helen, Todd and Chris bring you a weekly opportunity to confront mindless traditions, look at how we separate from one another, and learn to transform our thinking. And, once a month we interview Beth, who is an amazingly wise, compassionate, and funny woman. We have day jobs too: Helen is an intuitive counselor, Todd a web developer, and Chris is an insurance industry executive. Each of us practices the principles of Oneness, Accountability and Mutual Support in all aspects of our lives. It’s a ride, with ups and downs, and worth every minute of it! Join us to learn, laugh and evolve.