LGBT Women of Color in Art, Culture, and Politics

Recognizing LGBT Women of Color Over the Years

As Gay Pride Month comes to a close during one of the most momentous years in the history of the LGBTQ rights movement, we look back on some of the milestone achievements for the LGBTQ community, and some of the inspiring people who made them possible. Though, this year, we would like to focus on…

Landmark Supreme Court Decision for LGBT Workers

Landmark Supreme Court Decision for LGBT Workers

In a landmark decision announced on Monday, June 17th, the United States Supreme Court announced that it is unlawful for individuals to be fired because of sexual orientation. The decision from the conservative Supreme Court came as a surprise to many, not to mention that the majority opinion was written by conservative leaning Justice Neil…

New York Expands Harassment & Discrimination Laws

Less than one year after sexual harassment training became mandatory under New York State and New York City law, the state legislature has enacted extensive reforms to anti-discrimination laws. Here’s what it means for human resources and compliance professionals and your sexual harassment training and prevention initiatives, and its potential impact on your workplace culture.…

Pride: Opportunistic Activism Can Do More Harm than Good

Pride month is over, and it’s time we address the giant, rainbow-colored elephant in the room. This June, our social media feeds were flooded with ads from brands who slapped a multicolored filter over their logo and appealed to the LGBTQ community with words of support, acceptance, and love. In short—it was wonderful.  We are…

transinclusive workplace

How to Cultivate a Trans-Inclusive Workplace

June is Pride month! Let’s talk about trans visibility in the workforce. In our last post we shared a Gender-Neutral Language Cheat Sheet, and while obliterating the use of dated, masculine-centric language in professional spaces is important, it is equally important to realize that gender-inclusion pertains to ALL genders, not just the traditional male and…