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

The Outies: 2018 LGBTQ ERG of the Year Finalists

The Outie for LGBTQ Employee Resource Group of the Year recognizes a particular employee resource group (ERG) that has a proven track record of success in advocating for LGBTQ equal rights in its own workplace. LGBT+ Pride – Bank of America In 2017, Bank of America’s ERG completed 15,000 hours of community service with LGBT focused

The Outies: 2018 Workplace Excellence Finalists

The Workplace Excellence award recognizes an employer that has a historic and ongoing commitment to pursuing and executing equality for their LGBTQ employees. This year’s nominees have a history of continually raising the bar of workplace equality for others to follow.     Citi In 2017, Citi launched a revamp of their efforts with Diversity

First-ever Out & Equal LGBTQ India Forum Brings Together over 170 Participants from over 100 Companies to Strategize Around Workplace Inclusion in India

  On Thursday, August 2nd, Out & Equal held the Out & Equal LGBTQ India Forum Powered By IBM in Bangalore, India.  The event was booked at full capacity with over 170 attendees from more than 100 Indian and multinational companies gathered to discuss ways to advance LGBTQ workplace inclusion in the country, and to

Five Things You Need to Know About the Religious Liberty Task Force

July 30, 2018— Earlier today, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the establishment of a Religious Liberty Task Force within the Department of Justice, which would aid in the implementation of the department’s religious guidance set forth in the DOJ’s Federal Protections for Religious Freedom Memo issued last year. Built in response to, in Sessions’ words,

Out & Equal Announces Its 2018 Global Fellowship Recipients

Tiago Marinho (left) and Ananda Puchta (right), both from Brazil, join Out & Equal as Global Fellows.   Last year, Out & Equal announced its inaugural cohort of Global Fellows from Kenya, India,and Latvia.  This year, we are pleased to announce the second annual cohort of Global Fellows: Ananda Puchta and Tiago Marinho from Brazil.