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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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Lesbians Who Tech, From Silicon Valley To The White House

Lesbians Who Tech, From Silicon Valley To The White House | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it
As I'm reaching for my morning coffee, I see this email: "You’re invited to Lesbians Who Tech, a global community of over 4,000 queer women in and around tech (and the people who love them).
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NLGJA Summit to examine future, and funding, of LGBT media

NLGJA Summit to examine future, and funding, of LGBT media | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it
NLGJA convention and LGBT Media Summit slated for Chicago in Augustby Chuck Colbert Hundreds of news industry professionals are expected in Chicago from August 21-24 when the National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association (NLGJA) convenes its...
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NLGJA to hold national convention, LGBT summit in Chicago

NLGJA to hold national convention, LGBT summit in Chicago | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

The National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association (NLGJA) will hold its National Convention and 10th LGBT Media Summit at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago...

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PHOTOS: QList—Best of LGBT Charlotte Awards Reception

PHOTOS: QList—Best of LGBT Charlotte Awards Reception | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it
You can support independent, local LGBT media! Give a one-time gift or sign up for ongoing voluntary online subscription to support qnotes' nearly three-decade long community service and keep our publication's dynamic, ...
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5 brands doing LGBT marketing right

5 brands doing LGBT marketing right | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it
When brands approach the LGBT community with a sincere, positive message, people take notice. (The #LGBT market presents a huge opportunity for companies & brands.
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Technology's Rainbow Connection - New York Times

Technology's Rainbow Connection - New York Times | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

Every big company in the city and Silicon Valley — Netflix, Facebook, Google, Apple — each offering its own take on gay, lesbian, transgender and bisexual pride, lined up along Spear...

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Gay-owned firm to 'dive deep' with new LGBT initiative

Gay-owned firm to 'dive deep' with new LGBT initiative | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

Amid a string of court victories for marriage equality around the country, a D.C.-based consulting firm has started a new project aimed at addressing other issues affecting the LGBT community that don’t receive as many headlines. The Raben Group, a consulting firm that works on progressive public policy issues, officially announced on Tuesday the formation of “LGBT Strategies,” an initiative intended to build off an already extensive portfolio on LGBT policy.

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Groundbreaking China “Pink Market” Conference to Release LGBT Community Consumer Lifestyle Report

Groundbreaking China “Pink Market” Conference to Release LGBT Community Consumer Lifestyle Report | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it
Largest mobile platforms for gays & lesbians in China join forces with Community Marketing & Insights, Shanghai LGBT Professionals and 20 Chinese LGBT media and groups to produce pioneering market research.
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Women's Foundation of California Selects Surina Khan as Next CEO

Women's Foundation of California Selects Surina Khan as Next CEO | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

Today, the Women's Foundation of California announced that Surina Khan, who has worked for the past 20 years as a leader in philanthropy, women's rights and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) rights, will become the next CEO effective September 15.

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Kara Swisher Is Silicon Valley’s Most Feared and Well-Liked Journalist. How Does That Work?

Kara Swisher Is Silicon Valley’s Most Feared and Well-Liked Journalist. How Does That Work? | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

The technology journalist Kara Swisher likes to call herself Sherlock Homo, but on a spring evening in Austin, where she’d come for the SXSW Interactive conference, she wasn’t following any particular trail of clues. Padding through the crowd on the second floor of Perry’s Steakhouse, where a venture-capital firm and a money-management firm were throwing a party, she’d chatted briefly with Steve Case, founder of AOL, who greeted her with the wary intimacy one might show a pit bull of uncertain loyalty. 

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NGLCC Sr. VP Dishes Details of Upcoming Business & Leadership Conference

NGLCC Sr. VP Dishes Details of Upcoming Business & Leadership Conference | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it
The 2013 Business & Leadership Conference of the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) was one of my favorite events of last year.  I attended just as I was getting started with building the Gay Ambitions brand.
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Invest in Women-Run Companies with This New ETF

Invest in Women-Run Companies with This New ETF | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

This fund targets companies that score a perfect 100% on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index, and thus is focused on companies that support the LGBT community in the workplace.

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Industry Vets Form Adult, All-Gay Ad Network GayAdShop.com

Gay market veterans Rainey Stricklin, Joe Stricklin and Roger McMan have joined forces to launch GayAdShop.com, an all-gay, pay-per-click advertising and publishing network.

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NLGJA selects new executive director

NLGJA selects new executive director | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

The national organization for LGBT media professionals has a new leader. He is Adam K. Pawlus, who has assumed top-staff duties as executive director of the National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association (NLGJA).

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As LGBT-owned companies come out of the closet, they find support in business support

As LGBT-owned companies come out of the closet, they find support in business support | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

The NGLCC’s local chapter formed this year and will get a chance to boost its profile this week when several members attend the national chamber’s business and leadership conference at Caesars Palace. The conference runs Tuesday through Friday and will offer networking and educational opportunities for more than 700 attendees.

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Big Idea: How to engage LGBT audiences

Big Idea: How to engage LGBT audiences | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

How do you leverage the trending cultural shift toward LGBT equality? Ask one of Radarwork's leading clients, The Los Angeles Dodgers, a brand that’s standing on the right side of history even in the delicate arena of sports.

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As Investors Go After Pink RMB, Zank Raised Multi-Million USD

As Investors Go After Pink RMB, Zank Raised Multi-Million USD | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it
Zank, a social app for male homosexuals in China, has just closed a multi-million USD series A funding round.
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Stockholm voices: Jessica W. Sandberg

Stockholm voices: Jessica W. Sandberg | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

Jessica W. Sandberg is a PR strategist, lecturer and DJ. Jessica is responsible for some of the world’s most attention-garnering PR campaigns, including #GoWest, which called out Putin’s views on LGBTQ individuals and violations against human rights; “Bögbyrån”, or “Homo Bureau”, when the major Swedish newsagent Pressbyrån changed names to LGBTQ abbreviations during Stockholm Pride, and How Hetero, which got the world to test how heteronormative their social media channels are. In addition to working with PR, Jessica is a frequently consulted debater and lecturer on CSR, children’s rights issues and communications.

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Former TBWA Creative Exec O'Neill Named Chief Creative Officer at Startup Theranos

Former TBWA Creative Exec O'Neill Named Chief Creative Officer at Startup Theranos | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

Mr. O'Neill has pioneered LGBT-themed creative and launched the first TV commercial for Ikea to feature a gay couple, as well as Absolut's National Coming Out Day campaign, "Absolut Out."

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Launch Angels Seeks $2M for Fund to Back Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Founders

Launch Angels Seeks $2M for Fund to Back Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Founders | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

Launch Angels, a startup that raises and manages tiny venture capital funds, is raising what could be a first-of-its-kind investment vehicle—one that would specifically provide seed funding for companies that have lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender founders and managers.

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CurbStand Appoints Serge Gojkovich as CEO

CurbStand Appoints Serge Gojkovich as CEO | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

Former Grindr, Blendr & ParkMe Executive to Bring Cashless Valet and Tip App to the Mass Market

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Raben group expands LGBT work

Raben group expands LGBT work | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

With Tarini Parti and Adam Sneed. RABEN GROUP EXPANDS LGBT WORK WITH NEW PRACTICE: The lobbying shop and public affairs firm Raben Group has announced the launch of a new LGBT practice group.

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Best Practices: How to Woo Mobile Daters

IPG examined three of the largest platforms: Tinder, the dating app owned by IAC/InterActiveCorp; HowAboutWe, a platform for couples; and Grindr, an app for gay and bisexual men.

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Bogota To Host 5th LGBT Confex Forum

Bogota To Host 5th LGBT Confex Forum | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

CEO of event organiser LGBT Confex, Ruben Sandoval, said "We are often asked to bring an LGBT Confex business event to different places.

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We don't try to be controversial, says Wicked Campers

We don't try to be controversial, says Wicked Campers | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

Wicked Campers, a hire company marketed at backpackers wanting to travel the country on a budget, has already been the subject of complaints to the Advertising Standards Board for its...

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