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LGBT businesses seek share of contracts Philly awards to minorities

LGBT businesses seek share of contracts Philly awards to minorities | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

Evan Urbania, who leads the Center City public relations firm Chatterblast, understands why Philadelphia has long devoted a share of public contracts to companies owned by minorities: It helps close the opportunity gap for groups that haven’t historically had a fair shot at city work.

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LGBT Meeting Professionals Association Announces 2018 Executive Board

LGBT Meeting Professionals Association Announces 2018 Executive Board | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

Today the LGBT Meeting Professionals Association (LGBTMPA) announces its 2018 Executive Board members. Jim Clapes will serve as Board Chairman and James Delmar and Lexi Dinyovszky join Clapes as Executive Board Members. These experienced professionals are moving from positions on the LGBT MPA Advisory Board to the Executive Board.

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Disney moves away from dad stereotypes as audience attitudes shift

Disney moves away from dad stereotypes as audience attitudes shift | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

The news comes as more marketers and industry groups look to address gender stereotypes in content. With the evolving American family, parents expect their realities to be reflected in media and advertising. This includes co-parenting, gender equality and family diversity, inducing LGBT families and parents who have children later in life.

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Pride and Prejudice 2018 by The Economist - New York, Hong Kong & London

Pride and Prejudice 2018 by The Economist - New York, Hong Kong & London | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

Hear from some of the most influential business decision-makers, government policy-makers, and innovative thinkers from across the globe, discussing an unbiased, content-driven and business-oriented agenda. Connect and network with over 200 leaders from the worlds of business, politics and society to address LGBT business issues head-on and bring the debate forward on May 24th 2018.

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Why It’s Critical Brands Take a Stand on Tough Social Issues

Why It’s Critical Brands Take a Stand on Tough Social Issues | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

Marketers have to summon courage and voice in the face of our myriad societal controversies.

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This Queer Couple Creates The Grandest Events For Today's Biggest Companies

This Queer Couple Creates The Grandest Events For Today's Biggest Companies | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

Couples, especially same-sex couples, who want to go into business together can't find better models than Scott Ihrig and Shannon Morrison of IM Creative. Their rags to riches story set the bar for gay-owned and operated businesses.

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USC Annenberg Launches Annenberg Inclusion Initiative

USC Annenberg Launches Annenberg Inclusion Initiative | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

The global leader in entertainment research has expanded its focus, renamed its groundbreaking Media, Diversity & Social Change Initiative, and created a new advisory board - Universal Music Group and other prominent members of the music industry join initiative to create measurable change for representation of women and underrepresented racial/ethnic groups

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The fifth edition of The Business and Human Rights Review from Allen & Overy is published

The fifth edition of The Business and Human Rights Review from Allen & Overy is published | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

How do business and the legal profession protect human rights? The fifth edition of The Business and Human Rights Review is published by Allen & Overy's Human Rights Working Group.

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An Ad Agency Is Opening the First HIV-Positive Restaurant in Toronto

An Ad Agency Is Opening the First HIV-Positive Restaurant in Toronto | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

Bensimon Byrne battles food-prep stigma with Casey House.

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Grindr Expands With Millennial-Focused News Platform

Grindr Expands With Millennial-Focused News Platform | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

Grindr is more than just an online dating and social site for gay and bisexual males. The company is launching a Millennial-focused online news platform called Into. Peter Sloterdyk, vice president, global marketing at Grindr, was recently in New York at the LGBT Film Festival promoting it.Grindr Expands With Millennial-Focused News Platform - 11/06/2017

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At this unusual startup accelerator, being gay is a prerequisite

At this unusual startup accelerator, being gay is a prerequisite | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it
San Francisco-based LGBTQ startup accelerator StartOut Growth Lab is one of several new programs that cater exclusively to groups underrepresented in the Silicon Valley tech ecosystem.
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OUTstanding list celebrates eight senior LGBT+ figures in UK comms industry

OUTstanding list celebrates eight senior LGBT+ figures in UK comms industry | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

OUTstanding list celebrates eight senior LGBT+ figures in UK comms industry. From PR Week

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Attitude publisher named on OUTstanding list of world’s leading LGBT executives

Attitude publisher named on OUTstanding list of world’s leading LGBT executives | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

The publisher of Attitude and Winq magazine been named on a list of the world’s leading 100 LGBT executives. Darren Styles, the managing director of Stream Publishing, was ranked 89 on 2017 OUTstanding Leading 100 LGBT+ Executive List, presented by the Financial Times, which celebrates diversity in business and was topped this year by the CEO of Australian airline Qantas, Alan Joyce.

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PG&E Recognized for Excellence in Diverse Supplier Spend

PG&E Recognized for Excellence in Diverse Supplier Spend | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) was recognized for supplier diversity excellence by being named to the Billion Dollar Roundtable (BDR). The company joins an exclusive group of United States-based corporations that have attained $1 billion or more in certified direct diverse supplier spend. PG&E, the first California utility to join the Roundtable, will be formally inducted as the 28th member of the BDR during next year’s summit.

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Last December, PG&E was named Corporation of the Year by the National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce for its outstanding support and dedication to ensuring fairness and equal opportunity for LGBT suppliers, customers and employees.

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PRWeek U.S. Awards 2018 shortlist revealed

PRWeek U.S. Awards 2018 shortlist revealed | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

PRWeek U.S. Awards 2018 shortlist revealed... includes Los Angeles LGBT Center and Weber Shandwick: F*ck w/out Fear, PrEP Here

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Equality beyond Christmas: The Advertising Diversity Taskforce

Equality beyond Christmas: The Advertising Diversity Taskforce | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

Our Chief Strategy Officer, Mobbie on our dedication to diversity and making the industry more inclusive.

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Grindr is trying to shake up the sleepy LGBTQ media sector with its new millennial lifestyle magazine Into

Grindr is trying to shake up the sleepy LGBTQ media sector with its new millennial lifestyle magazine Into | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

Grindr's got a very distinct reputation: as a hookup app for gay men.  But the company behind it always saw itself are more than that — as a media enterprise for the millennial LGBTQ community. And, with LGBTQ media aimed at the community mostly populated by the same old players (magazines like Out and The Advocate), it sensed an opportunity. 

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Pluralsight One To Host Utah's First-Ever Hour of Code Workshop For LGBTQ+ Youth at Encircle's IGNITE Summit

Pluralsight One To Host Utah's First-Ever Hour of Code Workshop For LGBTQ+ Youth at Encircle's IGNITE Summit | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

Pluralsight, the enterprise technology learning platform, today announced that its philanthropic entity Pluralsight One will host Utah's first-ever Hour of Code workshop for LGBTQ+ youth at Encircle's IGNITE summit on Saturday, December 2nd at Utah Valley University.

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HP Furthers Its Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion With Its Latest LGBTQ-Focused Initiative

HP Furthers Its Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion With Its Latest LGBTQ-Focused Initiative | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

The brand created a new campaign and hiring initiative to be more inclusive, and reflect the makeup of the country.

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Out for Undergrad Announces Dr. Cindi Love New Executive Director

Out for Undergrad Announces Dr. Cindi Love New Executive Director | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

Out for Undergrad (O4U) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Cindi Love as its new Executive Director effective January 2, 2018. McCormack+Kristal conducted the nationwide search for O4U, the nation's leading organization dedicated to helping high-potential lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) undergraduates achieve success in their careers.   

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Pernod Ricard USA Earns Top Marks in 2018 Corporate Equality Index

Pernod Ricard USA Earns Top Marks in 2018 Corporate Equality Index | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

Pernod Ricard USA believes now, more than ever, in the responsibility to bring visibility and pride to diversity, receiving a perfect score of 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality. The company joins the ranks of hundreds of major U.S. businesses which also earned perfect marks this year.

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New #LoveOverBias Winter Olympics Ad Spotlights Moms of LGBT Youth

New #LoveOverBias Winter Olympics Ad Spotlights Moms of LGBT Youth | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

Ooh child, things are gonna get easier...

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United Airlines Renews Enhanced Sponsorship Agreement with NGPA for 2018

United Airlines Renews Enhanced Sponsorship Agreement with NGPA for 2018 | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

The National Gay Pilots Association (NGPA) today announced a renewed Diamond Elite-level sponsorship with United Airlines. United will serve as presenting sponsor of NGPA’s flagship West Coast Event, the 2018 Palm Springs Winter Warm-Up, as well as the 2018 NGPA Industry Expo. Both events will be held this February in Palm Springs, Calif.

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Judy Wieder's Fascinating Memoir 'Random Events Tend to Cluster' is an Epic Lesson in Modern LGBT History

Judy Wieder's Fascinating Memoir 'Random Events Tend to Cluster' is an Epic Lesson in Modern LGBT History | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

The first female editor of The Advocate has written about her life in journalism and rock n'roll, and her memoir is a fascinating journey to gay rights.

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Voya Financial Chief Legal Officer Trish Walsh Recognized on the Ethisphere Institute's 2017 List of Attorneys Who Matter

Voya Financial Chief Legal Officer Trish Walsh Recognized on the Ethisphere Institute's 2017 List of Attorneys Who Matter | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

Trish Walsh, Chief Legal Officer (CLO) for Voya Financial, Inc. has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the 2017 Attorneys Who Matter in the category of In-House Counsel. The annual designation highlights those who have made a significant difference in the field of ethics and compliance through their professional legal work and track record in public service. 

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