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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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USAID LGBT Partnership Demonstrates Power of Inclusion

USAID LGBT Partnership Demonstrates Power of Inclusion | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

Jose Gabriel Lopez Ortiz and Fabio Americo Rugeles Oviedo, Colombian entrepreneurs who sell chocolate-covered ants, are building their business thanks to a unique USAID partnership that is breaking down cultural stereotypes against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals and helping them overcome barriers to economic success.

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Joey Amato, publisher, UNITE Magazine, Nashville

Joey Amato, publisher, UNITE Magazine, Nashville | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it
At a time when the magazine publishing industry is still challenged with a multitude of issues, ranging from shrinking advertising revenues to the ascension of online media, Joey Amato's UNITE Magazine is on the rise.
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9th Annual LGBT Community Survey

9th Annual LGBT Community Survey | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it
Please take part in CMI's 9th Annual LGBT Community Survey. Participation in this survey gives important feedback to our LGBT community media and organizations, and provides valid data to companies interested in serving the LGBT community, sponsoring our charities, and supporting their LGBT employees. Our LGBT Community Surveys have had as many as 45,000 participants from 150 countries!
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First Asia LGBT Index highlights Hong Kong's most gay friendly businesses

First Asia LGBT Index highlights Hong Kong's most gay friendly businesses | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it
Rankings were announced today for Hong Kong's first LGBT Workplace Inclusion Index – with some employees highlighted for specific honors
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First female-owned LGBT biz wins PNC award

First female-owned LGBT biz wins PNC award | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it
The winner of the PNC LGBT Business Award was announced Monday at the 2015 Independence Business Alliance Leaders Luncheon. Stir Lounge, owned by Holly Johnson and Stacey Vey, received the $10,000 cash award to support their plan to grow the...
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Wussy online magazine praises queer culture

Wussy online magazine praises queer culture | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it
Wussy, the new online magazine for queer Southerners, wants to celebrate alternative, gay communities in the Southeast. Less about news or issues and more about fun and art, Wussy depicts a vibrant section of queer life many people never see.
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Orlando: 1-Day LGBT Marketing, Advertising & Technology Conference - June 4, 2015

Orlando: 1-Day LGBT Marketing, Advertising & Technology Conference - June 4, 2015 | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

B Resort & Spa - Lake Buena Vista, Orlando - June 04, 2015 - Our next conference is set for Orlando on June 4th at the B Resort & Spa. Registration is only $97 for an entire day of education and networking, including lunch and networking mixer/reception. Featured speakers include Tom Roth of Community Marketing & Insights, as well as Matt Skallerud of Pink Banana Media, Dustin Woehrmann of Communify, Amy Jones of Jones Communications and Diane Conklin of Complete Marketing Systems. Held in conjunction with the 2015 Gay Disney Weekend events held June 5-7, 2015, this conference is being brought to the Orlando and Southeast US region in partnership with MBA Orlando and One Magical Weekend.

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LGBT Week and the Rise of the ‘Equality Dollar’

LGBT Week and the Rise of the ‘Equality Dollar’ | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

Last week, NYC hosted the first-ever LGBT Week. The conference presented the latest on connecting with and engaging the LGBT market. Bottom line: brands that are not yet in the space are missing an incredible opportunity.

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Do Millennials Respond To 'Equality-Themed' Ads? Google Says Yes

Do Millennials Respond To 'Equality-Themed' Ads? Google Says Yes | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

Advertisers now know it's sometimes good for them to show a point of view about social trends, like the LGBT lifestyle, but it still seems hard to believe Burger King's Proud Whopper sold many more hamburgers. Google presents some data.


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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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China Holds First Gay Employment Fair

China Holds First Gay Employment Fair | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it
2nd Annual LGBT Corporate Diversity & Inclusion Conference highlights the business for workplace inclusion, Job Fair welcomes 400 LGBT job seekers and 17 major companies including Google, Starbucks, Ford, IBM, McKinsey, and Microsoft 
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Sabra Hummus Ad Features Real-Life Gay Couple

Sabra Hummus Ad Features Real-Life Gay Couple | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

Sabra Hummus just made an awesome display of support for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community by including a real-life gay couple in their latest advertising campaign.


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LGBT Press Spending Up in 2014

LGBT Press Spending Up in 2014 | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it
While mainstream consumer magazines and newspapers suffered another round of print ad declines last year, LGBT media continued to defy the trend with increased spending, led by local media.

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Mexican business airs TV ad with two moms, many say a first for the country

Mexican business airs TV ad with two moms, many say a first for the country | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it
An ad aired on Mexican TV with two moms, many say this is a first for the country. The ad is for an online shopping site called Segundamano.

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New website aims to help LGBTI professionals to network and find work

New website aims to help LGBTI professionals to network and find work | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it
MyGwork is open to professionals, students and companies looking to promote their diversity and inclusiveness
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How big business in Texas is rallying to defend gay rights

How big business in Texas is rallying to defend gay rights | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it
Over 200 companies and organizations sign a pledge that calls for Texas to be a welcoming place for the LGBT community.
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Multimedia Platforms Purchases Gay Lifestyle Publication Next Magazine

Multimedia Platforms Purchases Gay Lifestyle Publication Next Magazine | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

After buying Columbia FunMap, the LGBTQ publisher is looking to grow readership via M&A, as the Supreme Court hears arguments for and against same-sex marriage... Publishing company Multimedia Platforms Inc. (OTCQB: MMPW) is in acquisition mode. The company has agreed to buy New York gay lifestyle weekly Next Magazine, and is currently in the process of courting a California publishing company as a means of expanding across the country.

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LGBT Week NYC 2015 - Recap

LGBT Week NYC 2015 - Recap | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

Our inaugural LGBT Week NYC was held this last week, April 20-24, 2015, at venues throughout New York City. Building off of the success of our LGBT Marketing Conference held for the past 7 years in New York, Community Marketing & Insights and Pink Banana Media created an expanded LGBT conference schedule for 2015, bringing the broader scope of Marketing, Advertising & Technology to the mix, with the theme "Education & Networking: Bringing together the worlds of advertising, marketing, technology and business in the LGBT marketplace."

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#LGBTWeekNYC, perhaps our community's first Open-Source series of Conferences, Events and Symposia, is the culmination of over 20 years of LGBT market research, 20 years of producing LGBT educational programs, and drawing together some of the best minds across many industries and topics to share their experience and advice. We are building LGBT Week NYC to be among the most comprehensive, and most productive events of its kind. Check out our full recap for LGBT Week 2015 #LGBTBiz

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Wells Fargo unveils its first national ads featuring same-sex couple

Wells Fargo unveils its first national ads featuring same-sex couple | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it
San Francisco-based Wells Fargo is among the companies that are starting to incorporate same-sex couples into their advertising.
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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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