Washington, DC --- Out & Equal Workplace Advocates announced today that major corporations with workforces in the South have joined together with the organization to bring together business leaders to strategize on creating cultures of inclusion in the unique circumstances of the American South.
July 18, 2019 - In a handful of US states, the growing visibility and acceptance of diverse families and family circumstances has begun to result in an examination of inherently inadequate policies which have historically aligned with the needs of married straight couples and ignored many of the needs of others. The legislatures in New Jersey, Connecticut, and Oregon, for example, have all passed laws this year that include a more expansive definition of families when it comes to employee rights to paid family leave.
June 13, 2019 - Earlier this summer, Out & Equal partnered with ShanghaiPRIDE to organize the second-ever LGBTQ China Forum in Shanghai. 150 attendees enjoyed a full day of interactive workshops and plenaries ranging from topics such as building your ERG, companies’ roles in driving change, and creating trans-inclusive workplaces.
The U.S. Supreme Court is slated to hear the most significant LGBTQ rights cases since the landmark marriage equality decision. WASHINGTON — Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), Lambda Legal, Out & Equal, Out Leadership, and Freedom for All Americans announced that 206 major corporations have signed a “friend of the court” brief
On June 5, 2019, Out & Equal hosted the webinar, “Post-Section 377 Workplaces in India: Progress and Future Goal” as part of our bimonthly global webinar series. The presenting panel featured Srikanth Suvvaru, Vice President, Head of Candidate Attraction and Engagement with RBS, Shagun Ganapathy, HR Transformation Consultant with ANZ, and Ram Sinha, Co-founder of Pride
On June 21, São Paulo will be hosting the second-ever Trans Pride March in the country, this year with some corporate sponsors, the Brazilian Beauty Products Company ‘quem disse, berenice?’ and Uber. In a country with some of the most alarming rates of violence against trans people worldwide, the needs of this community are
June 14, 2019 The heroes of Stonewall did not have much power, and they did not have allies with power. Our reality is different. And we need to leverage our strengths for intersectional change. There is a great deal of attention right now on the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots. The attention,
June 4, 2019 Out & Equal is honored to be partnering with MOD for the month of June. Going beyond diversity and inclusion to build a culture of true belonging where everybody can thrive is a big part of our agenda at Out & Equal. This is a value that MOD’s leadership shares,
June 4, 2019 Responding to the killings of five transgender women of color in less than one month, Out & Equal Workplace Advocates is establishing today a scholarship to enable a transgender woman of color to attend the Workplace Summit at no cost. Erin Uritus, CEO of Out & Equal, made the following comment:
I’ve just returned from Brazil, where I was inspired by the continued evolution of a dynamic network, which keeps growing and expanding its reach and impact only 3 short years after it was established. We have seen dramatic growth in our Brazil Forum in large part because the community there faces some tough challenges