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Moments that Matter

There are moments in time that show the impact of Out & Equal and the community of individuals and organizations that are our partners in the Business of Belonging.

Here are a few of those Moments that Matter!

In Conversation with Shivon Jackson-Manuel

Throughout the year Out & Equal aims to elevate diverse voices, stories, lived experiences, and perspectives, in this blog and across the work we do. We kick off February, in celebration of Black History Month, with an interview with one of our very own, Shivon Jackson-Manuel (she/her), Senior Manager of Corporate Engagement, whose story highlights […]

Out & Equal Global Forum: Our Top Five Takeaways

“Our power as a global community comes from our ability to transform individual experiences into collective strength. In our Global Forums, we generate innovative solutions to create workplaces of true belonging around the world.” – CV Viverito (they/them), Director of Global Impact Programs, Out & Equal.   On December 15th, Out & Equal hosted the Global […]

Out & Equal CEO on the House passing the Respect for Marriage Act

“The fact that the House has passed bipartisan support of marriage equality—something that was unthinkable even a decade ago—is a testament to how far our country has come in recognizing the value of LGBTQ+ relationships. By codifying marriage equality and the rights afforded to same-gender couples at the federal level, the Respect for Marriage Act […]

Stay Focused, Committed, and Open: Businesses and LGBTQ+ Equality

Check out Erin’s message to companies on Medium. During Pride Month, many companies take the opportunity to signal their values of LGBTQ+ inclusivity. While not uncomplicated, we in the LGBTQ+ community appreciate the support and affirmation from our employers and the companies we patronize. The corporate voice in the struggle for LGBTQ+ equality could not be […]

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A Moment of Rebirth

Below is an excerpt from Out & Equal CEO, Erin Uritus’, address at the 2022 Executive Forum in San Francisco. Let’s take a minute. Together. To reflect on the changes. The grief. And how we found ourselves – what we are made of –in the midst of crises after crises, from COVID, to the trauma […]

Take Action for Trans Youth

Every parent. Every person who cares about our most vulnerable. Every business with a commitment to inclusion. Now is the time for our clarion call.   Hundreds of anti-LGBTQ bills have been introduced from state to state in the last few years. The targets are now squarely the most vulnerable among us, LGBTQ children. This […]


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