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Stories

Out & Equal exists to help LGBTQ people thrive and support organizations creating a culture of belonging for all. This work can – and does – transform people’s lives. Some of those stories are capture below.

If you would like to share your story, please email us at stories@outandequal.org.

Elevating Voices: Bi+ Visibility

Bisexual Awareness Week beginning on September 16th is a time to elevate bisexual, pansexual, and queer voices, as well as raise awareness of the unique issues facing the Bi+ community. Bisexual Awareness Week ends with a celebration of Bisexual Visibility Day on September 23rd.  Out & Equal is dedicated to elevating bisexual, pansexual, and queer […]

Ana Silva Bezerra – Pride & Resilience

Ana Silva Bezerra – Manager at Accenture Brasil – joined Out & Equal for the Global Forum: Pride & Resilience. Ana shared her journey with the attendees on how living authentically has positively impacted her workplace and life. Ana talked about the importance of resiliency in the LGBTQ+ community and how sharing our own personal […]

Out & Equal Celebrates International Nonbinary People’s Day

Today is International Nonbinary People’s Day! Together, we will celebrate the rich diversity of the nonbinary community and continue to shine a light on their experiences! Thank you to these global advocates – Moxie Peng (they/them), Mikkel Mergener Gouvêa Mendes (they/she/he), and Aritra Kanijal (he/him) – for sharing their stories with us!

Carrie & Kaleb Hall – Pride & Resilience

Carrie and Kaleb Hall joined Out & Equal for the Southern States Forum: Pride & Resilience. Carrie and Kaleb talked about working at Toyota in Mississippi and their journey as a queer married couple navigating the South and shared how being resilient brought positive change in their workplace and community.

Why Representation Matters: A Conversation with Jen Henderson

Tell us a little bit about yourself, and your journey that led you where you are now? My name is Jennifer Henderson. I have been in technology almost 35 years. I have had two startups on my own, filed several patents, and have done consulting. A lot of my career was in marketing and marketing […]

Dia de Visibilidade Trans – Yasmin Vitória

No dia 29 de janeiro de 2004, um grupo de pessoas trans foi a Brasília para lançar para o Congresso Nacional a campanha Travesti e Respeito, em parceiro com o Ministério de Saúde, que promovia os direitos e o respeito às pessoas trans. 17 anos depois, nós falamos com Yasmin Vitória sobre o que o […]

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