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GLOBAL toolkit for change: assessing lgbtqi+ inclusion in your workplace

Out & Equal is proud to release this self-evaluation guide on LGBTQI+ workplace inclusion in an attempt to move beyond checklists and evolve to flexible tools of individual empowerment and organizational change, supporting employers to identify gaps between policy and culture.

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A Message on MEntoring Month

Our community is strong and has persevered through triumph and tragedy, but we cannot go it alone. It is appropriate and even serendipitous that 2024 begins with Mentoring Month—a month dedicated to elevating awareness around the value of, and incentivizing the commitment to, the development of workplace cultures rich with talent development and collaboration efforts such as coaching, mentoring, sponsorship, and allyship. 

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2024 Leadership Forum

Over the past 15 years, Out & Equal has convened more than 3,200 executives, ascending leaders, practitioners, and allies through a one-of-a-kind, Partner-exclusive gathering to engage in networking and learning opportunities.
In a moment when the LGBTQ+ community needs and demands progress in measurable and lasting ways, we are elevating our agenda and refining our program tracks to engage and empower change agents at all levels and drive LGBTQ+ equity forward.
It is why Executive Forum has been fully reimagined as Leadership Forum.

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2023 Workplace summit

Out & Equal Workplace Summit is the largest LGBTQ+ workplace equality event in the world. This premiere event brings together more than 3,500 executives, DEIB practitioners, ERG leaders and members, and influencers for four days of unrivaled knowledge-sharing, workshops, special events, networking, and celebration. Workplace Summit promises attendees the opportunity to learn from the stories they hear and the ones that they share to create a stronger, more unified “we” for themselves, their teams, and the world.

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We are The Business of Belonging

Out & Equal is the premier global nonprofit organization working exclusively on LGBTQ+ workplace equality. Through our worldwide programs, strategic corporate partnerships, and sought-after events, we help LGBTQ+ individuals realize their fullest, most authentic potential, while supporting organizations in creating cultures of belonging for all.

Our goal is to transform workplaces, inspire leaders, and galvanize systemic change. Together, we can develop truly inclusive cultures—inside our workplaces and out.