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20 october 2020

19:39
The decision last week by the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners (TSBSWE) to change its code of conduct to allow discrimination against Texans based on their disability, sexual orientation or gender identity is appalling. "People with...

11:24
True Search, the fastest growing executive search firm and 7th largest by revenue in North America, today announced the launch of its new sister company AboveBoard, an inclusive executive hiring platform. True co-founded AboveBoard with the goal of...

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Driven by concerns over the mental health impacts of the novel coronavirus, today's launch of The Upswing Fund for Adolescent Mental Health will help address a pressing national need to improve mental healthcare for adolescents in the United States,...

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The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association announced today that Wheels Up has become its first global partner in the private aviation sector. Wheels Up, the leading brand in private aviation, is committed to joining IGLTA on its mission to support...


19 october 2020

16:56
On Saturday, October 24th The Hollywood LGBTQ+ Council will lead a march of "Equality Voters to the Polls" at 9:00am from 2131 Hollywood Blvd. to the Hollywood Branch Library for Early Voting. The Council believes that Equality is on the ballot this...


16 october 2020

12:35
A major step has been taken toward creating a national monument remembering the historic discrimination against LGBTQ2+ people in Canada, including those who suffered and continue to suffer due to the LGBT Purge between the 1950s and the 1990s....


15 october 2020

12:40
The National LGBT Bar Association and Foundation announced that M. Dru Levasseur will be Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. In this moment of critical need, the National LGBT Bar is expanding and prioritizing its diversity, equity, and...

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Kellogg Company continues its longstanding partnership with GLAAD, the world's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer media advocacy organization, as a presenting sponsor for Spirit Day on October 15. Kellogg has donated $75,000 to...


14 october 2020

09:00
Storyblocks, the first and largest subscription-based platform providing unlimited stock content and tools for creators to keep up with the growing demand for video, announced today the launch of a new campaign called Re:Stock. The campaign is geared...

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Today the Little Free Library® (LFL) nonprofit organization, partnering with Colle McVoy, launched Read in Colortm a timely initiative bringing diverse books to LFL book-sharing boxes around the world.   Little Free...


13 october 2020

09:30
Vizzy Hard Seltzer celebrates LGBTQ History Month by announcing a $1MM commitment to the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest LGBTQ civil rights organization. The new seltzer brand will support HRC's work to end discrimination against...


12 october 2020

11:15
Observance to run October 11-25 as part of a month-long recognition of LGBTQ history Workshops for employees will include tributes to current and historical LGBTQ figures from Michigan and the LGBTQ movement Tribute builds on company's longstanding...

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Inclusion Theory (https://www.inclusiontheory.com) recently announced the upcoming launch of its unique fund-raising platform intended to serve minorities, women, LGBTQ+ and other historically disenfranchised groups. The minority owned crowdfunding...


11 october 2020

12:50
It's a fact: 75% of Gen Zers who come out, do so online before coming out to their friends and family1. Is it because it feels like a first "trial" step? Is it because it's not IRL? Is it because it feels anonymous? If Gen Z feels more comfortable...


9 october 2020

11:00
AsianAmericanMovies.com, the first streaming destination featuring all Asian-American-focused content, will premiere the groundbreaking comedic TV series Boy Luck Club featuring an all Gaysian (Gay + Asian) cast, which has never been done before. The...


8 october 2020

10:00
This October 11th marks the 32nd anniversary of National Coming Out Day which celebrates the LGBTQ+ community and those who have bravely come out with their sexual orientation, gender identity or both. As part of EyeBuyDirect's vision for a more...


7 october 2020

10:00
Drag Superstar Nina West is continuing her reign as the Queen of Halloween with the first ever digital production of HEELS OF HORROR. For 12 years, Nina West has written, produced and performed a Halloween Variety show LIVE in her hometown of...

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SixFifty, the technology subsidiary of the law firm Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, today announced a new automated Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) platform (www.sixfifty.com/diversity) to help organizations (1) assess their current...


6 october 2020

19:00
During a troubled time of uncertainty, and the continuous battle for equality, IAMREBELWILL launches his first single from his new album RebelFuturism. Reaching a climax between equality and music, "Hot Blooded" is an ode to his personal journey...

09:00
Today, The Trevor Project, the world's largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people, released a new research report that examines mental health...


5 october 2020

19:05
CAN Community Health (CAN) is pleased to announce that it is adding a new health clinic in Arlington, TX delivering premier HIV medical care and services to patients regardless of their insurance status or ability to pay. Currently, more than 90,000...

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October marks the 15th anniversary of LGBTQ History month, but with travel upended and many Pride events canceled or forced to go virtual this year due to COVID-19, leading travel provider Orbitz® is partnering with LGBTQIA celebrities and...


3 october 2020

09:48
Les Femmes Michif Otipemisiwak/Women of the Métis Nation are standing in support of our families and communities. Every October,...


2 october 2020

09:00
Today, The Trevor Project, the world's largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) youth, released a new poll conducted by Morning Consult that highlights how...


1 october 2020

11:33
Diversity and inclusion are among Canada's greatest strengths. Canadians must feel safe in their identities, and free to be their true selves. That is why the Government of Canada is acting on its commitment to criminalize conversion therapy in...

09:05
ViiV Healthcare announces its new weekly podcast Being Seen, an in-depth exploration of the role culture plays in resolving how we see ourselves and how we are seen by others. Hosted and narrated by Darnell Moore, award-winning writer and activist,...


30 september 2020

23:38
The Honourable David Lametti, P.C., Q.C., Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, and the Honourable Bardish Chagger, P.C., Minister of Diversity and Inclusion and Youth, will be available to media to discuss the government's plan to...


29 september 2020

11:00
On Thursday, September 10, Headstream, run by impact innovation company SecondMuse, announced the second iteration of the Headstream Accelerator on the heels of the successful completion of its first accelerator in the program. The announcement was...


24 september 2020

09:50
Today, The Trevor Project, the world's largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) youth, released new research that examines factors associated with attempting...

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The 30th Anniversary of the world-renowned Black & Blue LGBTQ Festival and the 3rd edition of the Carnaval des Couleurs of Montreal are postponed to October 2021. «It is the painful decision that the BBCM Foundation Organizing Committee had to make,...

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In the last few weeks, we have seen an intensification in the Quebec government's approaches towards the pandemic, which marks the beginning of a second wave of repressive measures. On the 10th of September, the premier Francois Legaults announced...


21 september 2020

05:00
While this year's Emmy Awards had a 33% increase in Black nominees, there were still many groups who were underrepresented or not recognized at all. To mark the importance of such recognition moving forward, ANA's Alliance for Inclusive and...


17 september 2020

18:26
The Government of Canada is committed to the goal of achieving a judiciary that reflects the diversity of Canadian society. Today, the Honourable David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, led a virtual forum with lawyers...

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The Jack Webster Foundation is now accepting submissions for the 2020 Webster Awards.  The awards recognize excellence in journalism in B.C. and all B.C.-based journalists, reporting for news organizations on stories for B.C. audiences, are eligible...

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Creative Healing, Teen Support Center takes their place among Philadelphia's top 100 fastest growing private companies in 2020 with the Philadelphia100 designation.    Creative Healing employs a team of 15 mental health...


16 september 2020

11:06
As part of their world-first, livecast, interactive event, L'ATTITUDE has unveiled their 2020 LATINXT List. Launched in 2018 with actor and entrepreneur Zoe Saldaña and filmmaker Robert Rodriguez ? and later earning the endorsement of multi-hyphenate...

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Today, RMA of Connecticut announced their "LGBTQ Health Care Equality Leader" designation from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC). The designation was awarded in the 12th edition of HRC's Healthcare Equality Index (HEI), released today. A...


15 september 2020

14:16
Katten announced today that the firm achieved certification for Mansfield Rule 3.0 for meeting the benchmarks that women, attorneys of color, LGBTQ+ attorneys, and attorneys with disabilities account for at least 30 percent of the candidate pool...

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Fish & Richardson is one of 100 U.S. firms to achieve Mansfield 3.0 Certification from Diversity Lab for its significant efforts to promote diversity at the firm. Fish has achieved Certified status every year since participating in the Mansfield...

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Shelly Ro, CEO of Cuyo Productions, was the cover story for the August edition of Celebrando Latinas Magazine in honor of her nine film festival nominations for her short film White Ink, and Ro's win for Outstanding Performance at the Best Actor...

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Today, AbsoluteCARE Atlanta announced their "LGBTQ Health Care Equality Top Performer" designation from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC). The designation was awarded in the 13th edition of HRC's Healthcare Equality Index (HEI), released...

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Forever Tantra introduces an amazing couples massage kit, combining romance with sensuality, to bring users an experience that can be described as An Officer and a Gentleman meets 50 Shades of Gray. This all-inclusive massage collection will help...


11 september 2020

09:45
Today in Ottawa on...


10 september 2020

09:00
MasterClass, the streaming platform that makes it possible for anyone to learn from the best, today announced that esteemed fashion designer, television personality, and author Tan France will teach a class on style for everyone. France will teach...


9 september 2020

07:30
BMO Financial Group today announced new, five-year, diversity goals to address gaps affecting Black, Indigenous, People of Colour, Latino, and LGBTQ2+ employees, customers, and communities. The Zero Barriers to Inclusion 2025 goals reflect an...


8 september 2020

11:50
Plume, the first health tech company built for the transgender community, announced today that it has been named Preferred GAHT Provider for Solace, a free app for iOS and Android that guides people through the gender transition process. The...

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Canadians must feel safe in their identities, and free to be their true selves. The COVID-19 pandemic has created many challenges for Canadians, with particular challenges for LGBTQ2 individuals. Providing Canadians, especially those who are most...


3 september 2020

22:30
? The Crave Original Series caps off a wildly successful first season that aired in more than 160 countries around the world ?? CANADA'S DRAG RACE was the #1 series on Crave throughout its entire summer run ? "In a year absolutely packed with drag...


2 september 2020

13:00
Today, Health Care Facility announced their "LGBTQ Health Care Equality Leader" designation from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC). The designation was awarded in the 13th edition of HRC's Healthcare Equality Index (HEI), released today. A...

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Children's Minnesota announced today it has been recognized as a LGBTQ Health Care Equality Top Performer by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, the educational arm of the country's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer civil rights...

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