HISTORIC: 27 Taiwanese and Multinational Companies Speak Out for LGBTQ Equality in Taiwan

Major businesses speak out on importance of equality before Taiwanese referendums on marriage equality and LGBTQ-inclusive curricula in schools   TAIPEI, Taiwan — Today, in the lead up to November 24 referendums in Taiwan in which marriage equality and inclusion of LGBTQ issues in school curricula are on the ballot, 27 Taiwanese and multinational companies

Major Companies Respond to Alarming Effort to Erase Transgender People From Legal Protections

  Responding to a rising tide of legislative and administrative attempts to further marginalize transgender, gender non-conforming and intersex people — including a recent report by the New York Times on administrative efforts to erase transgender non-discrimination protections through reinterpretation of existing law — 56 major companies today issued a business statement in support of transgender equality.   The statement

2018 Workplace Summit: Trip Report

The Summit Trip Report is designed to provide you with an outline for constructing an account of your experience at Summit, to inform management, fellow ERG members and other employees about the impact and benefits of attending the 2018 workplace summit and Leadership day. The Trip Report contains metrics and demographics around Summit participants, information about

#WontBeErased: How Businesses Can Take A Stand For The Trans Community

Over the weekend, the New York Times released a draft memo from the Trump Administration that proposes an adjustment to HHS definition of ‘sex’ and ‘gender’ that is so narrow it would eradicate the basic civil rights of all transgender and gender-diverse people in the US. Individually, I am doing all I can to support

Keep the Summit Magic Alive!

THANK YOU! To all 6,000 attendees, presenters, speakers, exhibitors, and sponsors who helped make the 2018 Out & Equal Workplace Summit the largest gathering of LGBTQ and ally professionals in history. We couldn’t have made Summit possible without your ideas, engagement, and commitment to this evolving and tenacious work of belonging for all. You Belong

Comprehensive Approach: Transgender Inclusive Workplaces in India

On September 19th, Out & Equal hosted a webinar entitled, “Comprehensive Approach: Transgender Inclusive Workplaces in India” as part of our bimonthly global webinar series. The presenting panel featured Anubhuti Banerjee, a transgender employee and LGBT+ Employee Resource Group leader at Tata Steel; Shubha Chacko, the Executive Director of Indian LGBTQ rights organization Solidarity Foundation;

AlixPartners and Out & Equal announce joint initiative to build awareness and exchange best practices in collection and protection of LGBTQ Self-ID data

SAN FRANCISCO and NEW YORK (October 1, 2018) – AlixPartners, the global consulting firm, and Out & Equal Workplace Advocates, the world’s premier nonprofit organization dedicated to achieving LGBTQ workplace equality, today announced plans to launch “Out & Equal’s Self-Identification (Self-ID) Community of Best Practice, Powered by AlixPartners” to crowdsource the development of solutions that help

32 Major Corporations and NGOs Join Out & Equal in Urging Brazil’s Presidential Candidates to Recognize the Importance of Inclusion for LGBTQ People in the Workplace in Brazil

  SAN FRANCISCO, September 5, 2018 – 32 corporations and non-governmental organizations that jointly employ more than 100,000 people in Brazil came together to sign a statement in support of diversity, respect and inclusion for lesbian, gay, bisexual transgender and queer people in the workplace in Brazil.  The statement, released today by Out & Equal

JPMorgan Chase and Out & Equal: A Force to Be Reckoned With

August 29, 2018—Today, Out & Equal is very proud to announce our participation in JPMorgan Chase’s distinguished Force for Good program. In this unique 8-month long initiative, Out & Equal will work side-by-side with a team of JPMorgan Chase technology volunteers to develop new solutions to tackle LGBTQ workplace equality issues in ways never before

The Outies: 2018 Champion Award Finalists

The Champion Award recognizes any LGBTQ person or Ally who has made a significant contribution to advancing equality in their workplace.The Champion Award nominees have shown a unique commitment to LGBTQ workplace rights and have used their talents to further that cause, even at some risk. Patty Dingle – Visa Patty Dingle is a leader on Visa’s