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VIDEO: Comcast California at SF Pride, with Dana Piccoli and Tay Barrett

We had such a wonderful time working with the Comcast California team and both Dana and Tay in making SF Pride such incredibly inspiring weekend! Check out this LIVE in-store recording of Dana's #Pridecast episode, where she interviews Tay Barrett. In addition, check out Comcast California's presence at the festivities on Sunday, where they brought the Mamma Mia- themed float to the #SFPride parade. #ILoveGay #Pride2018

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CMI’s 12th Annual LGBTQ Community Survey Report is Now Released

CMI’s 12th Annual LGBTQ Community Survey Report is Now Released | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

40,460 respondents from the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) communities in 151 countries participated in the 12th annual survey. 200+ LGBTQ media, events and organizations worldwide partnered with CMI in this year’s study, helping to gain wide representation from across the community. This survey was fielded in English, Spanish, French and Hungarian languages.

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How Niche Entrepreneurs Can Flourish With Gay Facebook Ads

How Niche Entrepreneurs Can Flourish With Gay Facebook Ads | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

A social media strategy is important for the success of nearly every business today. To target niche markets, such as the LGBTQ community, Facebook is currently the best resource. Monica Louie shares her Facebook ads strategy with Queer Money.

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LGBT Meeting Professionals Assocation (MPA) Updates

LGBT Meeting Professionals Assocation (MPA) Updates | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

The LGBT Meeting Professionals Assocation (MPA) team has been busy lately… they’ve just wrapped up a successful advisory board gathering and networking trip in Toronto, in conjunction with the IGLTA Convention there in early May 2018.  Continuing on in 2018 will be additional workshops and networking events held in Philadelphia, in conjunction with the NGLCC Conference in August, as well as IMEX in Las Vegas in October.

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Verizon Rolls Out The Rainbow Carpet With Pride Video, Connected 'Parade'

Verizon Rolls Out The Rainbow Carpet With Pride Video, Connected 'Parade' | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

Andrew McKechnie, Verizon's chief creative officer, says in a phone chat with "Marketing Daily" that the spot will show up on NBC and Bravo in coming days.

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LGBTQ equality in corporate America: Where are all the queer CEOs?

LGBTQ equality in corporate America: Where are all the queer CEOs? | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

The age of marriage equality has pressured companies to become more inclusive, but leadership is still often dominated by straight white men.

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AEG & Cyndi Lauper's True Colors Team Up to Battle LGBTQ Youth Homelessness

AEG & Cyndi Lauper's True Colors Team Up to Battle LGBTQ Youth Homelessness | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

AEG has partnered with Cyndi Lauper's True Colors Fund to help put an end to LGBTQ youth homelessness.

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AT&T ’Turns Up The Love’ with Unprecedented Multi-Year Commitment to Support The Trevor Project and $1 Million Donation

AT&T ’Turns Up The Love’ with Unprecedented Multi-Year Commitment to Support The Trevor Project and $1 Million Donation | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

As a longtime supporter of the LGBTQ community, AT&T* is proud to announce a $1 million donation and multi-year initiative with The Trevor Project, the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people.

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LGBT Bold Introduces Ji Strangeway

LGBT Bold Introduces Ji Strangeway | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

Ji Strangeway is the author of "Red As Blue” -  a hybrid graphic novel that combines prose and screenplay with illustrations. The throwback tale of an angsty, teen girl who stumbles her way through her sexuality and the repercussions of a small town mentality is chock full of quippy one-liners, gorgeous graphic artwork, and edgy sex scenes. 

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Hilton Names Global Head of Diversity & Inclusion

Hilton Names Global Head of Diversity & Inclusion | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

Hilton has named Jon Muñoz as Vice President, Global Diversity & Inclusion. In his new role, Muñoz will oversee Hilton’s global diversity management practice, focusing on developing culture, talent and marketplace strategies that cultivate inclusion.

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LGBT leadership course: how to be out in front in business

LGBT leadership course: how to be out in front in business | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

Dedicated leadership courses are helping LGBT executives overcome obstacles and advance in their careers

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Pride and Prejudice Summit 2018: Translating good intentions into meaningful global action for LGBT

Pride and Prejudice Summit 2018: Translating good intentions into meaningful global action for LGBT | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

The Economist Events will host its third-annual 24-hour event spanning three cities globally to continue driving impactful discussions about how to push the global LGBT agenda forward as political shifts in the rich world threaten progress.

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PRESS PASS Q: Lesbian mag Curve reinvented as a quarterly

PRESS PASS Q: Lesbian mag Curve reinvented as a quarterly | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

Popular national lesbian magazine Curve has reinvented itself in a time of changing trends in readership. Most notably, the magazine will now be published on a quarterly basis instead of monthly.

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Why You Shouldn't Miss The NGLCC Conference In Philly August 14

Why You Shouldn't Miss The NGLCC Conference In Philly August 14 | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

LGBTQ business owners don't need to go it alone. Read all about the support we can get from the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce and its annual conference in Philadelphia in August 2018.

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Drag queens sport Ikea’s products in retailer’s Pride campaign

Drag queens sport Ikea’s products in retailer’s Pride campaign | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

Ikea Canada is celebrating Pride with a colorful campaign that features drag queens wearing its lamps, shower curtains and umbrellas on the catwalk.

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VIDEO: Matt Skallerud Talks #Pride2018 on Focus Group Radio

Join us as we chat about what companies are doing nowadays with their #PrideMonth #Pride2018 outreach.

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Gay Men’s Health Crisis print ads

Gay Men’s Health Crisis print ads | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

The “Blood Flags” print ads fight the ban placed on gay and bi men that prevent them from donating blood.

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More Companies Change Ad Strategy To Include Interracial Couples, LGBT Community

More Companies Change Ad Strategy To Include Interracial Couples, LGBT Community | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

Minority groups, including biracial families and the LGBT community, say they continue to be let down by brands that fail to create diverse and inclusive advertising.

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Michelle Borgman's curator insight, June 26, 4:05 PM
This is a really good conversation that explains why brands and companies are starting to show more diverse ads, and the pros and cons of doing so. 
Marilyn Mancusi's comment, June 30, 2:48 PM
Do these more diverse ads actually increase sales? Is it a good marketing tactic?
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Teen, who attempted suicide seven times, builds apps that saved her life and others

Teen, who attempted suicide seven times, builds apps that saved her life and others | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

Sitting alone in a lifeguard tower watching the sun sink below the horizon, Amanda Southworth had a decision to make.

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LGBT+ business community myGwork gets revamp

LGBT+ business community myGwork gets revamp | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it
Entrepreneurial twins Adrien and Pierre Gaubert are re-inventing the way LGBT+ professionals find and secure jobs with myGwork, the LGBT+ business community. Dubbed the “pink LinkedIn”, myGwork is connecting the LGBT+ community with inclusive and supportive organisations who are actively seeking...
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Pride and Prejudice 2018: Pushing forward the global agenda for LGBT rights through advocacy

Pride and Prejudice 2018: Pushing forward the global agenda for LGBT rights through advocacy | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

The Economist Events hosted its third-annual Pride and Prejudice event to explore how united efforts among leaders in business, politics and society can improve the legal rights and societal treatment of LGBT people worldwide.

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David Jefferys, President, Altus Agency and Executive Director, LGBT Meeting Planners Association

David Jefferys, President, Altus Agency and Executive Director, LGBT Meeting Planners Association | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

“Get Your History Straight and You’re Night Life Gay” was a ground breaking national tourism campaign. Executive Director Matt Cabrey of Select Greater Philadelphia, a council of the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia had the opportunity to sit down with David Jefferys, the man who created this Philadelphia’s historical campaign. David gave us a candid look into his career path, his love for the Greater Philadelphia neighborhoods, and the evolution of the LGBT culture here in our region.

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Out for Undergrad (O4U) and Ogilvy Partner on 2018 Marketing Conference

Out for Undergrad (O4U) and Ogilvy Partner on 2018 Marketing Conference | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

Out for Undergrad (O4U), creator of the nation's most prestigious LGBTQ undergraduate leadership training conferences has named Ogilvy, one of the world's largest marketing communications companies and a three-time recipient of a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index (CEI), as the 2018 O4U Marketing Conference Host Sponsor.

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ConnXus Introduces Diverse Marketplace and E-Commerce Beta

ConnXus Introduces Diverse Marketplace and E-Commerce Beta | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

The global leader in supplier management software, ConnXus, today announced the launch of a first-of-its-kind Diverse Marketplace and e-commerce site beta. The beta program will run through Fall of 2018, bringing a fresh purchasing approach to corporate procurement teams looking for an edge in supplier diversity technology.

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PRESS PASS Q: PRESSING QUESTIONS: Focus magazine of Tennessee

PRESS PASS Q: PRESSING QUESTIONS: Focus magazine of Tennessee | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

Interview with Publisher Ray Rico - Focus Mid-South, based in Memphis and Focus Middle Tennessee, based in Nashville

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