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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!

Out & Equal Reacts to the Fulton v. Philadelphia Supreme Court Decision

In its ruling released this morning, the Supreme Court held that the city of Philadelphia could not enforce its rules barring discrimination against an LGBTQ couple that wanted to adopt a child. At the same time, it held that there is no constitutional right to discriminate. “This decision is painful because the discrimination at the […]

Pride-Out-Of-The-Box: An ERG Guide to Celebrating Pride Virtually in 2021

Pride Month itself was born out of struggle. From the countless, fearless LGBTQ advocates who across decades refused to live inauthentically in the face of discrimination, stigma, and violence, to the uprisings at Stonewall and Compton’s Cafeteria, to celebrations of life and hope amidst the AIDS crisis, each one building a foundation for a powerful, […]

Mental Health Awareness Month: Conversation with Zander Keig, MSW, LCSW

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. It is a time to raise awareness of those living with mental health issues, aim to eliminate the associated stigma, and encourage individuals to practice habits that support mental health and wellbeing. Research demonstrates that LGB people are twice as likely to live with a mental health condition compared […]

Mental Health Awareness Month

Friends, We are over a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, and although we are not yet out of the woods, the vision for and possibility of better days in our future is beginning to take shape. One of the important lessons of this past year is that all of us – and especially employers – […]

The Future of Leadership

What do you think of when you imagine a successful leader? Strong. Inspiring. Firm. Smart. Do you ever think… Compassionate? Empathetic? Queer? Leaders from all over the world, myself included, are positing a new vision for what it means to be a successful leader. We are challenging the ideas of leadership that we have been […]

2021 Executive Forum – Bringing Leaders Together

The 2021 Executive Forum (ExFo) brought together 250 LGBTQ and ally global leaders for three eventful days of learning, networking, and connection. The goal of ExFo is to bring leaders together from multinational companies, small businesses, nonprofits, and more to trade best practices, share experiences, and gather inspiration from one another. Across the three days, […]


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