Q&A: LGBTQ Workplace Inclusion Initiatives in East and Southeast Asia

On April 10, 2019, Out & Equal hosted the webinar, “LGBTQ Workplace Inclusion Initiatives in East and Southeast Asia” as part of our bimonthly global webinar series. The presenting panel featured Ivy Wong, Programme Manager with ShanghaiPRIDE (Mainland China), Rath Chien-Chi Wang, International Tax Manager & ERG Leader and Taiwan and GC Co-Chair with EY

IBM, Civil Society Groups Push for Greater LGBT+ Inclusion in Three Latin American Hubs

  May 9, 2019   Businesses in Latin America are eager to demonstrate their openness to LGBT+ individuals.   Hundreds of corporate leaders at three key South American business hubs – Lima, Bogota, and Buenos Aires – will take part in a series of conferences starting tomorrow aimed to help businesses in Latin America be

Broadening the Lens Beyond the Bubble

In D&I we talk a lot about privilege. And that when we are in a position of privilege we have a duty to be an active ally to those less privileged and fortunate around us. I am a white and cisgender man. I also live in London, one of the most LGBT+ Inclusive cities of

A Message From CEO, Erin Uritus, On Trans Military Ban

The Trump Administration’s Transgender Military Ban is set to go into effect tomorrow. The ban would restrict transgender individuals from joining the military and could allow for actively serving transgender members to be discharged. Out & Equal CEO, Erin Uritus, states: “President Trump likes to portray himself as a successful business man. But on this

2019 Workplace Equality Fact Sheet

The 2019 Workplace Equality Fact Sheet is an overarching snapshot of the state of LGBTQ workplace equality in the United States. Download the 2019 Workplace Equality Fact Sheet.

Q&A: Perspectivas desde América Latina: Inclusión LGBTQ en el Lugar de Trabajo

On February 13, 2019, Out & Equal hosted its first-ever Spanish language webinar entitled, “Perspectives from Latin America: LGBTQ Workplace Inclusion (Perspectivas desde América Latina: Inclusión LGBTQ en el Lugar de Trabajo)” as part of our bimonthly global webinar series. The presenting panel featured Debora Gepp – Responsible for Diversity and Inclusion at Braskem, Jose Alberto Pino Andrade

Checking the Pulse: LGBTQ Workplace Inclusion in Post-377 India

Last year, Out & Equal host the first-ever Out & Equal LGBTQ India Forum Powered By IBM in Bangalore, India.  This took place only one month prior to the landmark Supreme Court decision to strike down Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code which had been used to criminalize homosexuality.  Now, nearly six months later, we’re checking in with our

Out & Equal is proud to welcome Deena Fidas as the Managing Director of Global Stakeholder Engagement

Deena is an extraordinary leader with a strong legacy of impact and expertise in stakeholder engagement, community building, global programing, and public policy – a combination that will drive Out & Equal’s vision and goals forward domestically and around the world.   After spending nearly 12 years leading the Workplace Equality Program at the Human

Open call to Trump Administration to Respond to Latest Atrocities Against LGBT People in #Chechnya

February 8, 2019 President Donald J. Trump The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Ave, NW Washington, DC 20500 Dear President Trump: We write to ask that you and your Administration take urgent and immediate action to press the Government of Russia to stop a new wave of discriminatory detention, violence, torture and murder being carried out

3 Ways to Practice Intersectional Allyship in 2019

We all remember the magic of Summit – inspirational storytelling, D&I insight, and a newfound sense and dedication to belonging in the workplace. We want to keep the momentum of that transformative energy of Summit in the New Year. And we could not think of a better way than to revisit the powerful keynote by