Dan’s Greatest Gigs

  • Pride Speakers Series, Anchorage, Alaska: The Last Taboo: Gay Youth
  • Cardinal Health, Dublin, Ohio: The Importance of Straight Allies
  • Texas A& M University: LGBT Issues in Sports Today
  • Virginia Diversity Network: Creating Safe Spaces in Sports
  • William Penn Charter School, Philadelphia: Gay Issues, Social Justice and the 21st Century
  • Indiana University, Bloomington; Skidmore College (N.Y.); Colby College (Maine): The Locker Room: The Last Closet
  • University of Virginia, Charlottesville Festival of the Book: Queer on Campus
  • American Camping Association annual conference, New York: Dealing With Gay Staff Members and Dealing With Gay Campers
  • Gay and Lesbian Sports Conference, Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Gay Sports: Where Do We Go From Here? (Keynote address)
  • Luther College, Decorah, Iowa: Gay Issues and America’s Schools
  • Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant: It Takes a Village, People: Gay Folks, Straight Allies and Everyone In Between
  • Readers and Writers Conference, San Francisco: Playing the (Out)field
  • The Sports Ethics Institute, University of Rhode Island: Ethics and the Sports Media
  • Connecticut Association of School Based Health Centers, Mystic: Making Schools Safe For GLBT Students
  • Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network Midwestern Conference, Cleveland State University; Mid-Atlantic Conference, New York City, and Northeastern Conference, Cambridge, Mass.: The Special Issues of Gay Athletes
  • Connecticut Education Association annual meeting, keynote address: Creating a Safe Community for Learning
  • Independent School Health Association, Phillips Exeter Academy, New Hampshire: Creating a Safe Environment for Gay Boys
  • Loomis Chaffee School, Windsor, Conn.: Martin Luther King Day Speech: Dr. King and the Importance of Inclusion
  • 4th Annual “Children From the Shadows” Workshop, University of Connecticut School of Social Work, West Hartford, Conn.: How to Facilitate Youth Groups
  • 9th Annual “Children From the Shadows” Workshop, University of Hartford:  Coming Out in the Workplace
  • New Mexico Coalition for Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Concerns, 1996 Summit, Los Alamos: Keynote address
  • Reaching Out in the South: The Second Annual Southeastern Conference for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered Youth, their Advisors, Counselors and Allies, University of South Carolina: Gay Issues in Education and Starting a Gay/Straight Alliance in Your School
  • National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association annual convention, Miami: Straight Kids, Gay Kids: What They Hear in School
  • San Francisco Writers Conference: Gays and the Sports World
  • National Soccer Coaches Association of America 49th annual convention, Philadelphia: Homophobia and Soccer: Strategies for Coaches
  • National Soccer Coaches Association of America 48th annual convention, Washington, D.C.: Homosexuality and Soccer: Issues for Coaches, Athletic Directors and Players
  • Northeast Bar Association annual Conference on Legal Issues, Portland, Maine: Homosexuality and Athletics (with Martina Navratilova)
  • Hartford Gay Men’s Professional Network, Jocks and Schools and Things
  • OutWrite annual writers conference, Boston: Gay Issues and the Sports Media
  • Humboldt State University, Arcata, Calif.: Homophobia in Athletics
  • Lavender Youth Recreation and Information Center Youth Leadership Conference, San Francisco: National Education Overview and Gay Jocks
  • Cape Code Pride celebration, Hyannis, Mass.: Gays and Education: Why Every Action Matters
  • Stonewall Congress panel, Norwalk, Conn.: Who’s Protecting Our Rights?
  • Eastern Connecticut State University workshop: Gays and Sports
  • Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Historical Society, San Francisco: Jock Talk
  • Rainbow Room, Doylestown, Penn.: Gay Youth and Sports
  • 11th Annual Conference for Professionals on Sexual Orientation and Youth, Stony Point, N.Y.: Athletic Support
  • National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association annual convention, Minneapolis: The Sports World Confronts Homosexuality
  • Brown University, Providence, R.I. commencement forum: The Impact of Gay and Lesbian Issues on America’s Schools
  • Interweave Unitarian-Universalist Church speakers series, Kansas City: Homophobia, Schools and Society: How We All Pay the Price
  • National Scholastic Press Association annual convention, Washington, D.C.: Gay Issues and the College Press
  • Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians And Gays annual convention, Indianapolis: The Impact of Gay and Lesbian Issues on America’s Schools
  • Northern Illinois University, De Kalb PRIDE Series: Gays, Sports and Schools
  • Gay, Lesbian and Straight Teachers Network annual conference, Boston: School’s Out: One Year Later
  • Children of the Shadows annual conference, University of Connecticut School of Social Work: Gay Youth: Where Do We Go From Here? (keynote panel)
  • RightWatch conference, Northampton, Mass.: Gay and Lesbian Issues, the Right, and Our Public Schools
  • Mid-Fairfield Association of Social Workers, Fairfield, Conn.: Gay and Lesbian Issues in America’s Schools
  • Child Guidance Center of Bridgeport, Conn.: Gay Youth
  • Free Association (mental health and social service providers), Norwalk, Conn.: Today’s Gay Youth
  • People’s Forum workshop, New London, Conn.: The Impact of Gay and Lesbian Issues on America’s Schools
  • Four-Town Youth Conference, Norwalk (Conn.)Technical-Community College: The Invisible Minority
  • Youth Pride Inc., Providence, R.I.: Gay Youth and Athletics
  • Manhattanville College: The LGBT World and Sports Marketing

I have also given hundreds of smaller talks on gay and lesbian issues to groups ranging from inner-city youth and church groups to P-FLAG chapters and PTAs.

I am a frequent guest on television (“Donahue,” ”In the Life,” “Forward and Out,” “NewsTalk”), radio (NPR, Australian Broadcasting Company, UPI Network, Pacifica, Connecticut Public Radio), and podcasts.

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