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Podcast: How Accenture improves LGBT diversity
April 18, 2019
This foreword of the CMI’s Delivering Diversity report was written by Pavita Cooper, chair of the research advisory board and founder of executive search firm More Difference. The advances Cooper refers to reflect greater awareness of diversity issues such as gender and race in recent years. But business is acting on LGBT equality too.
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BTL Hosts National LGBT Publishers
April 17, 2019
Publishers of the 12 largest LGBT newspapers in America met in Detroit on April 10 and 11 for the annual meeting of the National LGBTQ Media Association. Jan Stevenson and Susan Horowitz, co-publishers of member paper Between The Lines, hosted the two-day gathering.
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Ralph Lauren features a same-sex couple in a campaign
March 31, 2019
Ralph Lauren is trying to attract new generations of consumers by including a more diverse range of people in its campaign.
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Wells Fargo collaborates with an alliance of diverse chambers of commerce on new Chamber Leadership Development Program
March 27, 2019
Today an alliance of diverse chambers of commerce, in collaboration with Wells Fargo, launched a new Chamber Leadership Development Program to support diverse entrepreneurs in the U.S. The alliance includes the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce, the U.S. Black Chambers Inc., the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, and the US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation.
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Local Lady Leaders: Q&A with SmarterTravel GM Sarah Hodkinson
March 11, 2019
Sarah explains how she’s dealt with discrimination, who has inspired her career, and what International Women’s Day represents to her.
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CEO Access for LGBTQ businesses create connections and profits
March 11, 2019
Marc Coleman is a Philadelphia success story by any means. He grew up in North Philadelphia and went to high school in Willingboro, N.J. From there, it was on to Princeton and Temple universities. Today, his digital agency The Tactile Group has 20 employees and he hopes to hire five more by the end of this year.
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This Gay Cottonelle Commercial Is Triggering Homophobes
March 02, 2019
Who knew a toilet paper ad could be so controversial...
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Anti-gay American Family Association isn't happy about Walmart's "pro-homosexual" commercial
March 01, 2019
Walmart's blind date advert featured two men meeting for the first time and shopping for skillets. Scandal!
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Omnicom Agencies Continue to Champion LGBTQ+ Inclusion
March 01, 2019
Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE: OMC) is proud to announce it will be working with NYC Pride as a Platinum Sponsor for the 2019 WorldPride celebration. As part of its sponsorship, Omnicom agencies will be doing in-kind work to promote this year's historic event, which marks the first WorldPride celebration in the United States, the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising and a half-century of LGBTQ+ l...
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New York City Bill Would Help LGBT-Owned Businesses Compete for Public Contracts
February 28, 2019
Councilman Ritchie Torres will introduce a bill Thursday that would certify LGBT-owned businesses throughout the city, allowing them to tap into funds and contracts set aside for underserved groups.
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Revry.TV – They Hit 80% of Their Goal! Invest Today & Help Them Get to 100%!
February 11, 2019
A Message from Revry: Hi! I’m Damian Pelliccione and I’m the CEO and one of the co-founders of Revry, the first global queer streaming network and part of the next generation of streaming.
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Ad Guru Aaron Walton and Film/TV Director Cheryl Dunye join Revry’s Rock Star Board
February 01, 2019
First global LGBTQ streaming network, Revry is thrilled to announce the expansion of what CEO, Damian Pelliccione, calls his ‘Rock Star Advisory Board’ as each are world class leaders in the fields of technology and entertainment.  “An Advisory Board is crucial for any startup,” says Pelliccione.  “Our rock stars not only bring years of expertise and experience to help with navigating obstacles, b...
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Texas' major LGBT chambers of commerce just united to avoid another bathroom bill
January 31, 2019
Four of Texas' major LGBT chambers of commerce have united to form a coalition that plans to advocate on behalf of LGBT-owned and allied businesses in the state.
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Does LGBT Media Have A Future?
January 30, 2019
It’s a dark time for media — LGBT media, especially. What got us here? And how might we survive?
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Introducing the 8th Hero of Pride!
January 22, 2019
In celebration of the NYC arrival of WorldPride 2019, The Mixx is honoring 12 individuals who are making a difference in the lives of the LGBTQ community. Their 8th Pride Hero is Rondu Vincent, Supplier Diversity Director at Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS), and LGBTQ ally.
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