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Gay CEOs urged to lead the way

Gay CEOs urged to lead the way | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

Does Christopher Bailey's promotion to CEO of Burberry signal a turning point in the visibility of gay people at the top levels of business ?

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Sonoma to Host First LGBT Business Expo, June 19-21, 2015

Sonoma to Host First LGBT Business Expo, June 19-21, 2015 | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it
Out in the Vineyard, an experiential LGBT wine event and travel company based in Sonoma Valley, is pleased to announce the first LGBT Business Expo in Sonoma as part of Gay Wine Weekend 2015.
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Stonewall: We’ve come a long way but much more remains to be done in business arena

Stonewall: We’ve come a long way but much more remains to be done in business arena | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it
At its annual Workplace Conference, Stonewall’s chief executive, Ruth Hunt, said that the organization’s Workplace Equality Index will now include questions about transgender equality
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LGBT Week NYC Rings The Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell

LGBT Week NYC Rings The Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it
History was made yesterday when the NASDAQ had Matt Skallerud of Pink Banana Media and Tom Roth of Community Marketing & Insights, co-producers of LGBT Week NYC, rang the closing bell on April 22nd in Times Square in New York City.
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Photo of the Day: Ogilvy Pride UK on Twitter

Photo of the Day: Ogilvy Pride UK on Twitter | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it
Great keynote speech from @LordJohnBrowne about #LGBT inclusivity in business #equalatwork pic.twitter.com/Yq9rzyFRH9
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New York hosts a raft of LGBT and diversity-related business conferences

New York hosts a raft of LGBT and diversity-related business conferences | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it
Those in the New York City area will be spoilt for choice with workplace-related LGBT events and conferences next week, with the Rev Jesse Jackson among the many key speakers lined up to participate
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Technology or sex? Durex ad goes viral in March by encouraging people to keep phones out of bedrooms

Technology or sex? Durex ad goes viral in March by encouraging people to keep phones out of bedrooms | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

YouTube's list of the top-ten most-watched video ads is out, and it shows viewers embraced ads that celebrate difference. The two most-watched branded videos on YouTube in March showed off romance with an emphasis on diversity and multiculturalism, according to the latest edition of the YouTube Ads Leaderboard list. These viral videos hint at the growing comfort and success marketers have in showcasing a more open-minded understanding of relationships.

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REPORT: How National Media Outlets Cover Transgender News Stories

REPORT: How National Media Outlets Cover Transgender News Stories | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

Cable, broadcast, and Spanish language news networks largely ignored an “epidemic of deadly violence” against the transgender community in the first two months of 2015, despite devoting coverage to various transgender stories. When networks discussed transgender issues, they often failed to include the voices of transgender individuals, especially transgender women of color.

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Aetna aims for LGBT community with targeted marketing test

Aetna aims for LGBT community with targeted marketing test | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it
Aetna is urging gay customers to "be proud" — and consider buying its coverage — as part of a new, narrow focus to selling health insurance in a business where the individual's buying decision matters more than it used to.
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Texas Competes

Texas Competes | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it
Texas Competes is a partnership of business leaders committed to a Texas that is competitive, economically vibrant, and welcoming of all people, including lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people.
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Silicon Valley's Attack on Anti-Gay Laws Is a Watershed Moment for Tech Activism

Silicon Valley's Attack on Anti-Gay Laws Is a Watershed Moment for Tech Activism | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it
Indiana’s new “religious freedom” law has ignited a national firestorm of protest—and the tech industry is leading the fight.
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Fabrice Tasendo's curator insight, April 1, 4:09 PM

Silicon Valley's Attack on Anti-Gay Laws Is a Watershed Moment for Tech Activism ‪#‎LGBTBizTech‬

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Meet The Women of LGBT Week NYC

Meet The Women of LGBT Week NYC | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

This year, as our annual conference on LGBT Marketing, Advertising & Technology has grown into an entire week's series of conferences, symposia and forums, we have an incredible line-up of women speaking and presenting at our conference for the first time.

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Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff Moves Business Out Of Indiana Amid Anti-LGBT Law

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff Moves Business Out Of Indiana Amid Anti-LGBT Law | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

Indiana just shot itself in the foot today when Republican governor Mike Pence signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, a law whose sole purpose is to allow religious business owners to discriminate against hiring or serving LGBT people (even if a city has non-discrimination protections for LGBT folks in place).  In response, Marc Benioff, the CEO of Salesforce, pledged to cancel all programs requiring customers and employees to “travel to Indiana to face discrimination.”

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IBM sponsors LGBT business leadership forum in Bangkok

IBM sponsors LGBT business leadership forum in Bangkok | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it
The event will take place as part of the Asia LGBT Milestone Awards and will feature speakers from BP and IBM – as well as a former Chinese policeman, Geng Le, who has created a multi-million dollar g...
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LGBTI business conference team ring Nasdaq closing bell

LGBTI business conference team ring Nasdaq closing bell | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it
The co-producers of the LGBTI-oriented business and marketing conference had the honor of ringing the closing bell at the New York-based stock exchange yesterday
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Wells Fargo Ad Features Proud Lesbian Family

Wells Fargo Ad Features Proud Lesbian Family | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

Nearly 40% of same-sex couples between the ages of 22 and 55 are raising children, according to census data.


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Marriage equality across the US will help businesses owned by gay couples

Marriage equality across the US will help businesses owned by gay couples | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it
That’s one of the messages being promoted by the National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, who represent the likes of Social Driver – a business owned by husbands Thomas Sanchez and Anthony Shop
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Fabrice Tasendo's curator insight, April 20, 7:50 AM

Marriage equality across the US will help businesses owned by gay couples #LGBTLaw #ImmigrationLaw

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Matalan Has A New Ad Campaign Featuring Lesbian And Gay Families And It's Completely Gorgeous

Matalan Has A New Ad Campaign Featuring Lesbian And Gay Families And It's Completely Gorgeous | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it
This clothing brand is showing Britain in all its diverse loveliness. BuzzFeed News spoke to the LGBT families featured in the adverts.

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Pressing Questions: Letters from Camp Rehoboth of Rehoboth Beach, Delaware

Pressing Questions: Letters from Camp Rehoboth of Rehoboth Beach, Delaware | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it
Interview with editor and publisher Steve Elkins. He is executive director of the Camp Rehoboth Community Center, which publishes the magazine.
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Small Business Success Story: OutSmart Office Solutions & LGBT Certification

Small Business Success Story: OutSmart Office Solutions & LGBT Certification | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it
LGBT certification not only allows OutSmart to participate in corporate supplier diversity programs; it also exposes the firm to big-time potential clients.
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TTG Media announces launch of TTG LGBT conference

TTG Media announces launch of TTG LGBT conference | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it
TTG Media has announced the launch of its first TTG LGBT conference, focusing on the LGBT travel market.
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Bob Witeck, Walmart's LGBT consultant, gets corporations on the workers' side

Bob Witeck, Walmart's LGBT consultant, gets corporations on the workers' side | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it
Witeck advised the retail giant to stand against anti-gay legislation in an age when LGBT rights in corporate America is ‘a matter of value to everyone’
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SageRave's curator insight, April 6, 11:42 AM

While I don't shop at Walmart, I'm not above cheering on any "employee positive" changes they make.

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'Business of Pride' to showcase Bay Area's LGBT business leaders

'Business of Pride' to showcase Bay Area's LGBT business leaders | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it
The San Francisco Business Times is debuting its first "Business of Pride" special edition June 12 to highlight the people and companies advancing LGBT equality and inclusion in corporate diversity.
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Pinkstart: The #1 LGBT crowdfunding website

Pinkstart: The #1 LGBT crowdfunding website | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it
A global crowdfunding platform designed for the LGBT community. A network where you can discover and support awesome projects around the world. We connect filmmakers, designers, musicians, writers, engineers... anyone with a great project, with thousands of people to make their dreams become true.

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Will the New Dotgay Evaluation Recognize the Existence of the LGBTQ Community?

Will the New Dotgay Evaluation Recognize the Existence of the LGBTQ Community? | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

In late January, dotgay LLC announced some good news for those of us who favor LGBTQ community control of a dedicated space on the Web.


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LGBT Advertising: How Brands Are Taking a Stance on Issues – Think with Google

LGBT Advertising: How Brands Are Taking a Stance on Issues – Think with Google | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

Marketing entails more than reaching the right consumer with the right message at the right time. New data from Google and YouTube shows that messages about diversity and equality for the LGBT community have widespread impact, and brands such as Burger King and Honey Maid are leading the way.

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