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#ILOVEGAY a conversation with Matt Skallerud from Pink Banana Media

#ILOVEGAY a conversation with Matt Skallerud from Pink Banana Media | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

In this episode we discussed about the importance of technology and social media in accelerating the message of acceptance, the role #ILoveGay have played in LGBTQ travel and tourism space.

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Barilla Pasta’s Turnaround From Homophobia to National Pride

Barilla Pasta’s Turnaround From Homophobia to National Pride | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

After chairman Guido Barilla rebuked gay families on national radio, his CEO spent five years cleaning up the company’s reputation.

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LGBT Households are Now Nielsen Families, and Advertisers and Producers Get a Valuable Tool

LGBT Households are Now Nielsen Families, and Advertisers and Producers Get a Valuable Tool | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

“Game of Thrones” and “RuPaul’s Drag Race” are especially popular among the newly counted group. At the other end of the spectrum, there’s “Hannity.” The No. 1 show? “The Conners.”

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LGBT Meeting Professionals Association Announce Research Results Showing Membership’s Rising Impact

LGBT Meeting Professionals Association Announce Research Results Showing Membership’s Rising Impact | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

Today the LGBT Meeting Professionals Association (LGBT MPA) announce the results of independent research revealing the make-up of the organization’s growing membership and its projected financial and industry impact.

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Podcast: How Accenture improves LGBT diversity

Podcast: How Accenture improves LGBT diversity | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

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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Ralph Lauren features a same-sex couple in a campaign

Ralph Lauren features a same-sex couple in a campaign | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

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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Local Lady Leaders: Q&A with SmarterTravel GM Sarah Hodkinson

Local Lady Leaders: Q&A with SmarterTravel GM Sarah Hodkinson | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

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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This Gay Cottonelle Commercial Is Triggering Homophobes

This Gay Cottonelle Commercial Is Triggering Homophobes | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

Who knew a toilet paper ad could be so controversial...

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Omnicom Agencies Continue to Champion LGBTQ+ Inclusion

Omnicom Agencies Continue to Champion LGBTQ+ Inclusion | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

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+ liberation. A number of Omnicom agencies are assisting NYC Pride in its branding and communication efforts, including Interbrand, RAPP Worldwide, Siegal + Gale, TBWA Health, Harrison & Star, FleishmanHillard, Ketchum, Porter Novelli and RxMosaic.

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Revry.TV – They Hit 80% of Their Goal! Invest Today & Help Them Get to 100%!

Revry.TV – They Hit 80% of Their Goal! Invest Today & Help Them Get to 100%! | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

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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Texas' major LGBT chambers of commerce just united to avoid another bathroom bill

Texas' major LGBT chambers of commerce just united to avoid another bathroom bill | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

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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Introducing the 8th Hero of Pride!

Introducing the 8th Hero of Pride! | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

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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Alice Derock – Women Empowerment with Strength, Beauty and Spirit

Alice Derock – Women Empowerment with Strength, Beauty and Spirit | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

The story of Alice Derock makes for a great women empowerment narrative – a story that captures the strength, beauty and spirit of our gifted LGBTQ+ individuals who give our community its heart. What makes Derock’s journey interesting is not only her incredible rise to success in a male dominated industry but also how, with Wet For Her (WFH),  she is breaking the stigma and taboo on sex toys, and boosting women empowerment and self-esteem.

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GreetGay - A Revolutionary Travel App

GreetGay - A Revolutionary Travel App | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

How good would it be to have personalized recommendations of places to stay and things to do delivered to your phone when you’re traveling? Don’t just rely on the usual websites offering you the standard tourist advice… get GreetGay, a new travel app that has been created to help you navigate great accommodation and services …

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Stoli® Vodka Introduces "Spirit of Stonewall" Limited Edition Bottle in Honor of the 50th Anniversary of Stonewall Uprising

Stoli® Vodka Introduces "Spirit of Stonewall" Limited Edition Bottle in Honor of the 50th Anniversary of Stonewall Uprising | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

Stoli® Vodka, the original premium vodka with uncompromising quality since 1938, announced today the launch of the Stoli® "Spirit of Stonewall" limited edition bottle, which will be behind the bar and at participating retail outlets beginning later this month. Designed to honor the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising in New York City, a seminal moment in the modern LGBTQ rights movement, the Stoli Spirit of Stonewall bottle continues the Stoli® brand's long-standing support of the LGBTQ community. The limited edition will help raise funds for the Stonewall Inn Gives Back Initiative in support of its mission to eliminate the social intolerances that profoundly impact the lives of LGBTQ citizens in America and abroad, through awareness campaigns, educational programming, fundraising and public dialogue.

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Absolut marketer Michel Roux leaves a legacy of bottles, branding and actual art

Absolut marketer Michel Roux leaves a legacy of bottles, branding and actual art | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

The liquor icon died at age 78, but his work with artists like Andy Warhol and Keith Haring lives on.

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Our Pink Banana Media Partner: Brkthru Digital

Our Pink Banana Media Partner: Brkthru Digital | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

Over the years, we've had the opportunity to work with some incredible partners along the way. In the world of programmatic, digital ad buying, we were doing this in-house successfully for a number of years, but after we met Jeff Hastedt and his team from Brkthru Digital, we realized we had A LOT to learn about how to take hyper-targeting of the LGBTQ consumer via banner ads to a whole, new level!

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BTL Hosts National LGBT Publishers

BTL Hosts National LGBT Publishers | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

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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Wells Fargo collaborates with an alliance of diverse chambers of commerce on new Chamber Leadership Development Program

Wells Fargo collaborates with an alliance of diverse chambers of commerce on new Chamber Leadership Development Program | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

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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CEO Access for LGBTQ businesses create connections and profits

CEO Access for LGBTQ businesses create connections and profits | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

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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Anti-gay American Family Association isn't happy about Walmart's "pro-homosexual" commercial

Anti-gay American Family Association isn't happy about Walmart's "pro-homosexual" commercial | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

Walmart's blind date advert featured two men meeting for the first time and shopping for skillets. Scandal!

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New York City Bill Would Help LGBT-Owned Businesses Compete for Public Contracts

New York City Bill Would Help LGBT-Owned Businesses Compete for Public Contracts | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

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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Ad Guru Aaron Walton and Film/TV Director Cheryl Dunye join Revry’s Rock Star Board

Ad Guru Aaron Walton and Film/TV Director Cheryl Dunye join Revry’s Rock Star Board | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

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, but they’ve given us access to their networks and colleagues, helping us better strategize and realize Revry’s incredible opportunity for growth and contributions to our LGBTQ+ community.”   

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Does LGBT Media Have A Future?

Does LGBT Media Have A Future? | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

It’s a dark time for media — LGBT media, especially. What got us here? And how might we survive?

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"Empowering" LGBT+ STEMinar celebrates diversity in science"Empowering" LGBT+ STEMinar celebrates diversity in science

"Empowering" LGBT+ STEMinar celebrates diversity in science"Empowering" LGBT+ STEMinar celebrates diversity in science | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

The fourth LGBT+ STEMinar was held at the Institute of Physics in London on Friday 11 January, bringing together LGBT+ researchers across science, technology, engineering and maths to share their research and discuss challenges facing the LGBT+ community. Started in 2016, the LGBT+ STEMinar series aims to showcase work from diverse fields and encourage collaborations between different departments, universities, companies and subjects, while giving greater visibility to LGBT+ researchers. This year’s event was the biggest yet, with over 150 researchers from across the world gathering at the new London office of the Institute of Physics.

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